toile de Jouy

noun
\ ˌtwäl-də-ˈzhwē \

Definition of toile de Jouy 

: an 18th century French scenic pattern usually printed on cotton, linen, or silk in one color on a light ground broadly : a similar printed fabric

First Known Use of toile de Jouy

1784, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for toile de Jouy

French, literally, cloth of Jouy, from Jouy-en-Josas, France

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