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What is "Toiles de Jouy" - Definition & Explanation

Toiles are printed fabrics usually in monotones that tell a story by depicting scenes from daily life or special occasions.

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Gabardine is a tough, tightly woven fabric used to make suits, overcoats and trousers, or a garment made from the material. The fibre used to make the fabric is traditionally worsted (a woolen yarn),...

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