A tambourine used on-stage during "Baby I'm A Star" at one of seven Wembley Stadium performances during the 1990 Nude Tour. The tambourine has a black frame and head with gold tone rim and the Love symbol in gold painted on the head.
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
A gray poster with a purple square at center. Inside the square is an image of Prince. The stylized image of Prince is similar to his HITnRUN Phase One and HITnRUN Phase Two album covers and depicts Prince with an afro, mustache and goatee, gold chain and sunglasses. Yellow lettering at the top of the poster reads “PRINCE / BALTIMORE / SUNDAY MAY 10, 2015.” Yellow lettering below the image reads “ROYAL FARA ARENA / WITH SPECIAL GUEST / 3RDEYEGIRL” Blue text at the bottom of the poster reads “WEAR SOMETHING GRAY.” The logos for ticket vendors are below the blue text. In the bottom right corner, handwritten in silver marker is “167/500.”
A baseball cap from Prince’s Jam of the Year Tour 1997. The cap is made of a black cotton-polyester blend fabric and has a low crown profile. The cap's stiff bill is formed by black fabric on top and green fabric on the underside stitched onto cardboard. White embroidered text across the crown reads: [emancipation]. Embroidered on both the proper left and proper right sides of the cap, in yellow thread, is the hybrid male-female symbol representing the Artist Formerly Known as Prince. The back of the cap has a plastic snap closure. Above the adjuster, text embroidered in white thread reads: [NPG]. Below the white text is black embroidered text: [RECORDS]. The interior of the cap has stiffener underneath the two (2) center crown panels of the cap. There is one (1) grommet surrounded by thread in the center of each of the six (6) panels that make up the cap, and one (1) fabric-covered rivet fastener at the top of the crown. A sweatband of the same black material as the cap is stitched along the cap edge. At the interior proper left side is a manufacturer's tag that reads: [YUPOONG/ 60% Cotton/ 40% Polyester/ One Size Fits All/ Made In/ Domincan Republic].
A framed award commemorating the sale of over one (1) million copies of the album “1999” by Prince from the Recording Industry Association of America. The award features a platinum record album with the “1999” center label attached. The label depicts Prince’s proper left eye and eyebrow, with the spindle hole in the center of the iris. Affixed at the bottom of the record is one half of a cassette tape, also covered in platinum. In the label area of the cassette a plaque is attached that is engraved with the text: “PLATINUM SALES AWARD”. Below the cassette tape is a silver plaque divided into thirds. On the left side of the plaque is a small image of the “1999” album cover. In the middle section the plaque is engraved with text that reads: “PRESENTED TO / PRINCE / TO COMMEMORATE THE SALE OF MORE THAN / 1,000,000 COPIES OF THE / WARNER BROS. RECORDS / ALBUM, CASSETTE AND C.D. / ‘1999’”. On the right side of the plaque is a holographic sticker that reads “RIAA / CERTIFIED SALES AWARD”. The album, cassette, and plaque are mounted on dark blue paper, which is covered with black matting board so that only a thin frame of the blue paper is visible as an outline around the items. The wood frame is covered in black vinyl on the left, right and top edges. The verso is covered in brown paper and a metal self-leveling sawtooth picture hanger is stapled at the center top of the frame.
A gray t-shirt with an image of Prince on the front. The stylized image of Prince is similar to his HITnRUN Phase One and HITnRUN Phase Two album covers and depicts Prince with an afro, mustache and goatee, gold chain and sunglasses. Yellow lettering at the bottom of the t-shirt reads “BALTIMORE.” Yellow lettering on the back of the t-shirt reads “PRINCE / BALTIMORE / SUNDAY MAY 19, 2015.”