For a similar price you can also purchase the Juicy Flannel Weekender which, although parallel in style to the Toile Weekender, this bag packs a flannel punch that is perfect for those "lodge-type" holiday vacations.
Sometimes called by its full name Toile de Jouy, toile fabrics and wallpapers usually pair a light background with repeated scenes of people and animals in a pleasing outdoor setting.
These fabrics, many of them reproductions of patterns from the 16th, 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries, come in a variety of motifs, from flowers to vines and the always-popular toile.
The most recognized classic French fabric designs Include the brightly colored paisley, floral and botanical designs found on Indienne cottons and the Toile de Jouy pattern.
Toile is a French word meaning "linen cloth" or "canvas" and Jouy comes from Jouy-en-Josas, the location of the factory that first began printing French toile fabrics.
Traditional toile fabric visually consists of only two colors Picture a scenic blue design set against the backdrop of a pristine white canvas, and you have the idea.
Fabric: Shower curtains are no longer limited to plastics like vinyl and include materials such as cotton, toile, linen, silk, canvas, and composite fabrics.
Toile used to be hard to come by, but now you can find many different kinds of toile fabric in nearly any home decorating store in a wide variety of colors.
Formerly known as the Toile de St Jean, it was used on certain feast days to decorate the nave of Bayeux cathedral.
In French hear, malheur, heureux, malheureux, are all derived from the Latin augurium; the expression ne sous une mauvaise etoile, born under an evil star, corresponds (with the change of toile into astre) to the word malotru, in Provençal malastrue; and son dtoile polit, his star grows pale, belongs to the same class of illusions.