Orchre coloured 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 dark ochre base and ochre aggregate. Aggregate appears in both small and large pieces with colour ranging from pale ochre to deep red ochre. Some white veins are also present. Sample has bevelled edges and surface scratches are visible on front face.

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