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Box of Chalk - 'Tailor Chalk', Terrazzo Reg. No: SH 940601 2
- Box of coloured chalk used in the terrazzo trade in Australia, by an Italian migrant. Terrazzo is a technique where marble chips and other fine aggregates are exposed in a concrete (originally clay) surface, the surface is polished and sealed preserving the wet and marble-like look.
- Small rectangular plastic box, with a neon yellow bottom and clear lid. Inside the box are three flat rectangular pieces of chalk, in yellow, blue and pink, each wrapped in plastic.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr Ken Morgan, 1994
|Tagged with:||trades, working life, italian communities, italian immigration, terrazzo, terrazzo work|
|Themes this item is part of:||Italian Historical Society CO.AS.IT. Collection, Migration Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Travel - Brought Goods|
|Tertiary Classification:||tools of trade|
|Inscriptions:||On Lid (in gold): Tailor Chalk/ MADE IN JAPAN|