A Sacha Baron Cohen "Borat" suit

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Lot 1298
A Sacha Baron Cohen "Borat" suit

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A Sacha Baron Cohen "Borat" suit
Gray-blue polyester blend single-breasted two button suit jacket, bearing the label of "Scott Daniel," with remnants of makeup on the right lapel; and matching trousers, bearing the label "St. Michael from Marks & Spencer." Sacha Baron Cohen only wore two suits as the character of Kazakh journalist Borat Sagdiyev, and the other is currently on display in the "Hollywood Costume" exhibition organized by the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. Accompanied by French and American posters for the film.
Provenance: Collection of costume designer and character co-creator Jason Alper. Accompanied by a letter of provenance from Alper describing how this is one of two suits he purchased for Cohen to wear as Borat on Da Ali G Show (2000-2004), Ali G Indahouse (2002) and Borat (2006) as well as in numerous promotional appearances.

Sacha Baron Cohen won the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy for his performance in Borat, and the film was also nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Picture: Musical or Comedy and an Oscar® for Best Adapted Screenplay.
Size 40
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