This tapestry woven in the climate of the second futurism, is square shaped and presents nine squares sewn together that propose the repetition of a stylized profile of automaton and its shadow. The monochromatic backgrounds have strong colour contrasts.


  • Title: Cloth mosaics
  • Creator: Fortunato Depero
  • Date Created: 1927 circa
  • Location: Castello Sforzesco, Milan
  • Physical Dimensions: 49,5 x 49,5 cm
  • Provenance: Purchased at the third International Exhibition of the Decorative Arts, Monza, 1927
  • Type: Cloth mosaics
  • Rights: Comune di Milano - Civiche Raccolte Artistiche, Castello Sforzesco, Milano
  • Medium: Coloured fabric on panel
  • Art Form: Visual arts
  • Artist Death Place: Rovereto
  • Artist Death Date: 1960
  • Artist Birth Place: Fondo (Trento)
  • Artist Birth Date: 1892

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