Toiles de Jouy
French Printed Cottons, 1760-1830
By Sarah Grant
Made famous by Marie Antoinette and Empress Josephine, toile de Jouy, a family of charming printed fabrics, has recently enjoyed a vibrant revival. This unique introduction from the V&A Textile series explores the history, design, and dyeing and printing of this popular fabric.
About the author
Sarah Grant is an assistant curator of prints at the V&A, and formerly an assistant curator in the museum’s textiles and dress section.
Imprint: V & A Publishing
Publication Date: November 1, 2010
Trim Size: 10 x 12
Page Count: 144
Illustrations: 140 full-color illustrations
Rights: North America