toile de Jouy


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toile de Jouy

 (də zhwē′)
n. pl. toiles de Jouy (twäl)
A usually light-colored fabric printed with a scenic pattern or design often used in upholstery or for curtains.

[French : toile, cloth + de, of + Jouy (short for Jouy-en-Josas, a town of north-central France).]
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I love this toile de jouy fabric in a stunning shade of magenta and it is the perfect example of using colour within a vintage chic environment.
The early dinnerware design was a toile de jouy (pronounced twal duh zhwee), or a scenic pattern printed on a light background.
At a cost of [euro]650 a night, one might expect a five-star hotel on the outskirts of Paris to describe itself as "the very expression of fine French living," where guests enjoy "beautiful toile de Jouy fabrics, fine woods, chevron parquet flooring and views over the Grand Stables or the grounds".
The designer created an exclusive Toile De Jouy Italian silk fabric for Dita, designed to reflect the 'essence of French 18th century feminine sophistication'.
The designer has created an exclusive Toile De Jouy Italian silk fabric for Dita, which is designed to reflect the 'essence of French 18th century feminine sophistication'.
Particularly for a Louis XVI mood, choose toile de Jouy fabrics, printed with a scene in a single color on a white background: these are available in modern reproduction.
French-style Toile de Jouy fabric is very popular at the moment, as shown on the [euro]610 Aurelie chair pictured.
com THE JOY OF TOILE * This elegant walking umbrella with a toile de jouy pattern from William Morris will make heads turn on even the gloomiest of days.
The Russells repainted and papered the foyer and the hallways both downstairs and upstairs with a rich blue-and-cream toile de jouy wallpaper, a replica of an 18th-century design that features birds on the wing.
The china's hand painted with intricate scenes in a Toile de Jouy style and a mug is pounds 10, teapot pounds 39; and cup and saucer pounds 16.
13 Chateau carved painted chaise with rattan back, pounds 419, The Furniture Market; 14 flocked turquoise and linen cushions, pounds 45 for a set of two, Divine Designer Cushions at Aubergine Home Interiors; 15 La Vie En Rose gold and linen pleated cushion with button, pounds 20, Virgin Vie at Home 16 Toile De Jouy teddy, pounds 6 and 17 Provence white embroidery on natural linen boudoir cushion, pounds 15, both Virgin Vie at Home.