an imitation marble made of gypsum and an adhesive, with colored stone dust or chips set into the surface
Origin of scagliolaItalian scagliuola, diminutive of scaglia, a chip, shell ; from Gothic skalja, scale
Plasterwork in imitation of ornamental marble, consisting of ground gypsum and glue colored with marble or granite dust.
Origin of scagliolaItalian, diminutive of scaglia, chip, of Germanic origin; see skel-1 in Indo-European roots.
- Plasterwork imitating marble, granite, etc..