COS - Oscurante

Cotton molton

COS - Oscurante17. blue chroma keyThe datail shows the plush of the fabric that increases its darkening properties.
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COS - Oscurante18. red15. bordeaux
COS - Oscurante19. chroma key green
Teatro Comunale of Bologna, ''The magic flute'' Four large 9TM - Frames for stagecraft made of aluminium (two are trapezoidal and two are rectangular) and covered with 18. red COS - Oscurante molton.But the scenography by Luigi De Angelis and Nicola Fagnani used ...
... No. 38 backdrops made of COS - Oscurante molton with different shapes, sizes and with 5 different colours: 18. red, 17. blue, 20. blue, green custom dyeing and 99. black.
Teatro Sociale of Como The Stage masking made of black COS - Oscurante molton of the stage of an Italian historical theatre ...
... of which the various parts that compose it are visible here: the wings, the tops, the backdrop ...
... and here the traditional way of hanging them using the wooden Cantinelle.And, of course, it can be seen the original and wonderful wooden Flyloft.
COS - Oscurante is a soft double-faced fireproof cotton cloth, which does not easily retain marks of folds and wrinkles.
It is a twill-woven fabric and it is plushy on both sides, that makes its surface photo-absorbent and closes its weft.
Thanks to its high opacity to light, it is ideal for masking and lighting control applications and it is commonly used to create curtains, black Stage maskings, black boxes, backdrops, Framed backdrops and wings, Acoustic curtains and draperies of all kinds.
Due to its sound-absorbing properties it is used to reduce reverberation and improve the acoustics.
Its essential characteristics and low production costs make it one of the most used materials by stage technology, both in theater and television, where it is also known as Molton and Commando Cloth.
Flame reaction
FR - flame retardant
FR certification
EN 13501-1 class B s1 d0
EN 13773 class 1
DIN 4102 class B1
NFP 92-503 class M1
100% cotton
325 g / m² (black colour)
300 g / m² (other colours)
200 cm (black only)
300 cm
± 60 m
Packing method
Available colours
see colour chart
Custom colours
minimum order quantity ± 500 m

Light barrier
Rating 4.0
Light absorption
Rating 5.0
Rating 2.5
Non disponibile

Acoustic absorption
Rating 3.0
Type G-150
100% fullness
ISO 11654 rating
Weighted sound absorption coefficient: αw = 0.70 (MH)
Sound absorption class: C

by the metre
in full bolts
in ± 500 m pallets
in tailor made creations

Colour chart

COS - Oscurante00. natural01. white13. grey99. black (also available in 200 cm width)
COS - Oscurante14. dark blue15. bordeaux17. blue chroma key18. red19. chroma key green20. night blue21. purple

This material was used for...

''Det elektriske akvariet''

Exhibitions, art, architecture

Claudio Baglioni, ''Q.P.G.A.''


Laura Pausini, ''Greatest Hits World Tour''


Order of the Architects of Rome

Commercial installations

Polyvalent Center of Brusaporto

Curtains for multi-purpose settings



Serrat y Sabina, ''Dos pájaros de un tiro''


Stage maskings

Acoustic curtains

Teatro alla Scala, ''Europa riconosciuta''

Lyric opera

Teatro alla Scala, ''Il ritorno di Ulisse in patria''

Lyric opera

Teatro Comunale, ''The Magic Flute''

Lyric opera

Teatro Lirico, ''The Oprichnik''

Lyric opera

Teatro Real, ''Don Quijote''

Lyric opera

Teatro Regio di Parma, ''La damnation de Faust''

Lyric opera

Teatro Sociale Bonoris

Curtains for historical theaters

Teatro Sociale of Como

Curtains for historical theaters

Tele Ticino, ''Swiss Venture Club''

Cinema and TV