Examples of Mackintosh Fabric

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Trimming of mauve linen, pre- 1914.

Original cover of Charles Rennie Mackintosh Willow Tea Rooms settle

4 samples of horse hair fabric

Sample of purple fabric used to re-upholster Charles Rennie Mackintosh yellow settle

Letter from GSA Curator regarding 2 of the fabric samples, dated January 1986

Administrative / Biographical History

This collection includes a number of Mackintosh related samples acquired from separate sources.


The material is arranged in the order in which it was deposited.

Conditions Governing Access

Glasgow School of Art Archives and Collections are open for research by appointment.

Other Finding Aids

An item level list of the collection is available in the search room.

Alternative Form Available

No known copies.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

There are no physical characteristics that affect the use of this material.

Archivist's Note

Fonds level description compiled by Adele Ashley-Smith, Archivist, 2000-2001 Updated by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 18 September 2001 Updated by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 14 May 2002 Updated by Susannah Waters, Archivist, 25 August 2006 Archives Hub description updated by Carrie Skinner, Logjam Project Officer, September 2011

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with Glasgow School of Art Archives and Collections standard procedures.

Custodial History

The custodial history of this item is uncertain, but it is possible that both design and fabric were purchased from Brown & Beveridge, Bath Street, Glasgow.

Related Material

There are no related units of description.


There are no known publications using this material.

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