Textiles with woven patterns were used as canvas by Spanish, Italian and Portuguese artists in the XVI and XVII century. Handwoven reconstructions of these canvases are produced at Lab O.
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Marinus Bies painted on a linen flower bag, where did it come from ? Similar textiles in TEXTURE MUSEUM Kortrijk Belgium
painting by Marinus Bies, end of 19th century The Netherlands
painted on a linen red and blue striped flour-bag with the text : 'Van Loon Meelfabrieken Tilburg'