Definitions for "TOILE DE JOUY"
Keywords:  cranberry, navy, rural, scenes, josas
Scenes of rural French country life and people from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, printed in one color (usually navy, cranberry or black) on a white background.
A tightly woven fabric with a pictorial printed in one color on a neutral ground. Toiles look great on large seating, walls, and flat drapery panels.
Classic designs originally created in the 1760s for the French court by textile designers in the town of Jouy en Josas.