National Geographic : 1936 Jan
© National Geographic Society THE RICH TURBAN IS A BADGE OF ROYALTY It is a single woolen band, dozens of yards long, wound round and round the head. The Princess, whose bright silks came from China, takes no active part in governing her home province of Annam in French Indo-China. She posed at Hue, where she seeks to preserve the traditional music and dances of her people. Drawings byAlexandre Iacovleff WEARING HERCLOTHES LIKE AFASHION MODEL Gaudy jacket and loose-fitting trousers make anattractive costume for Mme. Vo Chuan. Her husband isamandarin, orpublic officer, in Annam, a province of French Indo-China. This young woman has acquired keen insightinto occidental lifebymeeting distinguished foreign visitors at Hue,where shelives.