Toiles de Jouy: French Printed Cottons, 1760-1830

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.

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781851776177
Publisher:
V & A Publications
Publication date:
11/01/2010
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
866,697
Product dimensions:
10.10(w) x 12.10(h) x 0.70(d)

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Meet 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.

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