Cheongsam that belonged to Singapore's war heroine, Elizabeth Choy

This ‘cheongsam’ with elegant floral prints was worn by Singapore's Second World War heroine, Elizabeth Choy, when she attended Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation on 2 June 1953 in England.

Date/Period
1953
Region
Singapore
Dimension
Object size: H125.5 x W50.3
Accession No.
1992-00210
Collection of
National Museum of Singapore
Credit Line
Gift of Elizabeth Choy
Category
Garments and Accessories