The Hessian Horseman's cape and sword from Sleepy Hollow

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Lot 1297
The Hessian Horseman's cape and sword from Sleepy Hollow

Sold for US$ 7,500 inc. premium
The Hessian Horseman's cape and sword from Sleepy Hollow
Paramount, 1999. Floor-length cape with a stiff leather-backed collar, composed of black and silver brocade with a burgundy lining, shredded and distressed. Inscribed in grease pencil on the lining, "CW/RI," referring to Christopher Walken and Rob Inch, his stunt double. Together with a cast metal sword with a snake head with fangs bared and red paste eyes.
Provenance: Bonhams Knightsbridge, Rock & Film Memorabilia, April 27, 2005, lot 245 (cape only).

Sleepy Hollow was nominated for three Academy Awards®, including one for Colleen Atwood for Best Costume Design. She also won BAFTA and Costume Designers Guild awards for the film.
Sword length: 44 1/4 in.
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The Hessian Horseman's cape and sword from Sleepy Hollow
The Hessian Horseman's cape and sword from Sleepy Hollow
The Hessian Horseman's cape and sword from Sleepy Hollow
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