Woman from Vietnam, 1843. Jeune fille Cochinchinois.

Vietnam, Cochinchinois, clothing, dress, Asia, costumes, Auguste Wahlen
Girl from Vietnam. (Cochinchinois). Jeune fille Cochinchinois.

Female Vietnam costume, 1843.

Jeune fille Cochinchinois

Source: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.

Illustration, damasks, ornament
Note:  Noble Burmese woman costume.
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