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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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Curvature of the warp or weft. NOTE: A fabric is said to be warp-bowed or weft-bowed, according to which set of threads is curved. Weft bow may or may not extend over the full width of the...

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