Terrazzo product sample in mixed colours 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 terrazo sample with neutral base and white, orange and black aggregate. The sample is made predominantly of white aggregate, appearing in both small and large pieces. There is a smaller random distribution of medium sized orange and black pieces. Sample has bevelled edges and light surface scratches are visible on front face.

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