toile de Jouy

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


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

Origin of toile de Jouy

1915–20; < French: literally, cloth of Jouy(-en-Josas), France
Also called Jouy print. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019