Suit with drawstring waist

This photo of Anne McKeever modelling a knit suit by Korma was taken by Auckland photographer Clifton Firth. Hosiery manufacturers Korma Mills opened in 1939 in the National Mutual Building on Chancery Lane, Auckland. They opened a second branch in Grey Lynn before moving to a purpose-built factory in Royal Oak in the late 1940s.


Photographer: Clifton Firth
Model Anne McKeever
Credit: Photo courtesy of Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections, 34-K157D and 34-K157E
Copyright: Please contact Auckland Libraries before reproducing this item
Designer: Unknown
Manufacturing location: Korma Mills, Royal Oak, Auckland
Garment type: Jacket & skirt suit, pillbox hat
Material: Knit
Features: The collarless top has bracelet sleeves, front closure and a self fabric tie belt. The skirt has an inverted pleat which is stitched at the folds to hold its shape.
Label: Korma Mills
Date: Circa 1946