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Textile Spotlight: Timeless Toile

Textile Spotlight: Timeless Toile

le ballon de gonesse, c. 1784 -The pattern is based on two etching made shorly after the Montgolfier brothers successful ascent in hydrogen-filled hot air balloons

Emily Forgot: modern touch to a traditional toile de jouy fabric.                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Emily Forgot

CASTELBAJAC

toile de jouy as interpreted by Castlebajac Blue Porcelain Prints azulejos blue bleu cobalt white blanc

Toile de Jouy is the classic French fabric of the post-Revolution people. My favorite place to shop for unique color combinations is in Monte Martre in Paris, where close-out bolts land from large-scale design projects. Expect to pay a tiny fraction of what it originally cost. And the size, quality, and printing of the fabric far exceeds anything I've found domestically.

Toile de Jouy is the classic French fabric of the post-Revolution people.but its kind of nice that my photobook from my aunt for my european travels has this print! my aunt is pretty sweet!

This fan was made in 1783 to commemorate the first hot air balloon flight from the Tuileries Garden in Paris.   Ballooning became a craze and images of hot air balloons were plastered on everything from snuffboxes, fans, and dinnerplates.  One stylish and enthusiastic lady had a replica placed in her powdered wig! Learn more about 18th century ballooning on my blog Titillating Tidbits ~Leah Marie Brown

This fan was made in 1783 to commemorate the first hot air balloon flight from…

Toile de Jouy Oberkampf 1785 L'Offrande a L'Amour

For fabric lovers, a must see is the Oberkampf Museum in Jouy en Josas. A unique place to visit outside Paris. "L'Offrande à l'Amour" (detail), Copper plate printing on cotton, Oberkampf factory in Jouy, around 1785

Top Erotic Wallpapers: Toile de Joui, Sarah Jane Palmer & Five More — Maxwell's Daily Find 01.26.15

Top Erotic Wallpapers: Toile de Joui, Sarah Jane Palmer & Five More

Lol, the toile! (Slightly NSFW) Top Erotic Wallpapers: Toile de Joui, Sarah Jane Palmer & Five More — Maxwell's Daily Find

Decorating ideas: toile fabric

This hot-air balloon toile is a good option for a dining room wall, with its neutral but tawny parchment background shot with blue and red.

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