Springbak suit & silk blouse

Emma Knuckey preferred to work with natural fabrics such as wool, linen and silk. She used a linen and polyester blend called Springbok for the suit. It was made in Northern Ireland. The blouse is silk made by Stehli Silks in Switzerland.


Copyright: Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 Licence
Designer: Emma Knuckey
Manufacturing location: Auckland
Garment type: Suit, blouse
Material: Linen and polyester blend (suit), silk (blouse)
Colour: Brown, white
Exhibition: Decades of Fashion, Palmerston North, 2014
Label: Emma Knuckey
Date: Circa 1965