toile de Jouy
[ French twal duh zhwee ]
/ French twal də ˈʒwi /
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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