Toiles de Jouy French Printed Cottons, 1760-1830
Toiles de Jouy
French Printed Cottons, 1760-1830
  • Imprint: V & A Publishing
  • Publication Date: November 1, 2010
  • Price: $55.00
  • Trim Size: 10 x 12
  • ISBN: 1-85177-617-6
  • EAN: 9781851776177
  • Page Count: 144
  • Illustrations: 140 full-color illustrations
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Rights: North America

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.