Black jacket

This long-sleeved black jacket with two side pockets and one breast pocket belonged to the late Christina Lee (1923-2009). The jacket comes with a matching skirt (2009-03691). Christina Lee was the former wife of Loke Wan Tho, the founder and chairman of Cathay Organisation. An accomplished photographer, perfumer and businesswoman, she was a style icon who was remembered for her poise, elegance and impeccable fashion sense. In 1965, she was named by Vogue magazine as one of the most beautiful women in Singapore.

Date/Period
1950s-1960s
Region
Singapore
Dimension
Object size: 64.5 x 110 cm, Gross measurement: H113 x W110 cm (2009-03690 and 03691)
Accession No.
2009-03690
Material
wool
Collection of
National Museum of Singapore
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Poh
Category
Garments and Accessories