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...
first analyses show the difference...
...at first sight the textiles on the two pictures look very similar.
I did a first macro analyses, the firts picture is a tablecloth , owned by Jan Bustin and the seond picture is a canvas as used by a Portuguese painter (contributed to Francisco Correia)
In the textile of the canvas we find more lines which means it is woven with another threading and threadling of the loom.
I will make the draft and weave a reconstruction of both textiles.
source: a tela na pintura portuguesa, materiais e técnicas do século XV ao seculo XIX by Rita Maltieira