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.
Discover here which Old Master paintings are on a patterned canvas...
a postcard from the Museum of Évora shows a tablecloth with a pattern... oil on panel, 1500, Altar piece from the Sé Cathedral in Évora
oil on panel, 1500, Altar piece from the Sé Cathedral in Évora note the pattern in the tablecloth !