Emmanuelle Khanh
/ Historical Periods
This selection of garments reference distant civilizations, such as ancient Egypt, and historical periods, such as the Middle Ages.

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Many of Emmanuelle Khanh’s 1960s designs featured experimental materials and construction techniques. Khanh often rejected tradition. She introduced creations that were evocative of armor.

Emmanuelle Khanh
Tan suede, silver metal
Circa 1965, France
The Museum at FIT, 80.200.4
Gift of Ms. Myrna Davis