Settle designed by Charles Rennie Macintosh

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Postcard of Settle designed by Charles Rennie Macintosh.
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Settle designed by Charles Rennie Macintosh

This hall settle was designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, an architect and designer. It was made by Guthrie and Wells, Glasgow, about 1895.

The oak hall settle has been stained dark, set with a beaten lead panel and the seats covered with two modern stencilled linen covers, based on photographs of the originals.

Charles Rennie Mackintosh, 1868-1928, was an innovative architect and designer. He created a look which became known as the 'Glasgow Style'. He considered everything in a building or interior layout, including light fittings and wall finishes.

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Online ID: 000-000-099-902-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0088: Innovators and Innovations (multimedia essay)
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.SVB 2
Date: Around 1895
c. 1900
Material: Wood, stained dark green; linen, cream and blue; lead
Dimensions: 1830 mm H x 730 mm L x 1425 mm W
What: Settle
Subject: Furniture - rooms - Charles Rennie Mackintosh, and Dunglass Cast (NMAS Classification)
Who: Charles Rennie Mackintosh (designer)
Where: Scotland, Dunbartonshire, Dunglass Castle
Scotland, Renfrewshire, Glasgow
Description: Settle of dark green wood decorated with two upright panels of cream linen with a blue stencilled design, for Dunglass Castle, designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Glasgow, c. 1900
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