1950's Fake Marble

LauraKLApril 26, 2011

We recently purchased a 1950's home with a black and white marble looking material in the entry and long halls. The material looks like marble, feels like marble, but seems to be some sort of stone material with a polymer type coating. Does anyone have any information about this material from the mid 1950's?

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boxers

sounds like this product. This is a local product I see at home shows locally. Sounds the same

http://www.marvelkitchenandbath.com/pbath.php

    Bookmark   April 26, 2011 at 6:56PM
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sombreuil_mongrel

It's perhaps terrazzo?
Made like a concrete with small aggregates of colored stones, then polished and sealed. Usually would have thin bands of brass between the different colors.
Casey

    Bookmark   April 26, 2011 at 7:03PM
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lazy_gardens

Can you post a picture?

    Bookmark   April 27, 2011 at 5:10PM
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