Grey and white terrazzo product sample from the De Marco Brothers circa 1920s. The De Marco Brothers were manufacturers and installation specialists of mosaic, terrazzo, ironite and granolithic flooring. Established by Italian brothers Severino and Annibale De Marco who migrated to Australia in the early 1900s, the De Marco Brothers business operated in Melbourne from circa 1914 - circa 1955. They made contributions to many prominent Melbourne building projects including the Myer Emporium (Myers), the T & G Building and the Hotel Australia.

Physical Description

Square shaped terrazzo sample with neutral base and white marble aggregate. White aggregate appears in predominantly large pieces with some smaller pieces present. Beige and pale grey marble veins are present in some pieces of aggregate. Sample has bevelled edges and surface scratches are visible on front face.

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