Dark grey dress & jacket ensemble

Emma Knuckey travelled to England in 1949 to study with a group of fashion designers in London. On her return in 1950, she and her husband set up a salon in Auckland. Emma preferred working with natural fabrics such as wool. The fabric for this ensemble was imported from England .


Credit: Purchased by Te Papa in 2009
Copyright: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, CC BY-NC-ND licence.
Designer: Emma Knuckey
Manufacturing location: Auckland
Garment type: Dress, jacket
Material: Wool
Colour: Dark grey
Label: Emma Knuckey
Date: 1960s