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Exhibition presents women's costumes

Update: February, 11/2012 - 10:55

HUE CITY — About 400 photos of paintings featuring Vietnamese women wearing traditional costumes and jewellery are on display at the French Cultural Centre, 1 Le Hong Phong Street in Hue City.

The photos were taken from 1935-37 by French photographer Jules Gustave Besson and students of the Gia Dinh Fine Arts College.

The photo collection aims to record the images of costumes and accessories which were worn by Vietnamese women during festival and ritual ceremonies.

The exhibition, held by Hue's Friends Association, will run until March 2.

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