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toile de Jouy

[ French twal duh -zhwee ]
/ French twal də ˈʒwi /
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noun

a cotton or linen fabric characterized by monochromatic prints on a light background.

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Also called Jouy print.

Origin of toile de Jouy

1915–20; <French: literally, cloth of Jouy(-en-Josas), France

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