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...
handwoven reconstruction of the support canvas from 'The Supper at Emmaus' Diego Velázquez
handwoven reconstruction of the support canvas of Velázquez' 'Supper at Emmaus'