RCMP Tartan Fabric
Our RCMP Tartan fabric 100% wool woven by Lochcarron of Scotland, the world's leading manufacturer of tartan since 1892. It is sold by one metre increments. Simply add it to your cart and then adjust the number of metres you wish to purchase.
Width: 150cm (60")
The RCMP tartan was designed by Violet Holmes of British Columbia for the 125th anniversary of the founding of the RCMP. The tartan was worn for the first time by a band of RCMP pipers and drummers at the Nova Scotia International Tattoo in July and August 1998.
NAVY: is the colour of the traditional breeches worn by regular members, and of the saddlecloth used by the Musical Ride
RED: from the world-renowned red serge tunic
YELLOW: represents the cavalry stripes on the breeches of the ceremonial uniform
BROWN: from the bison at the centrepiece of the badge; also symbolizes Canada's western plains and the heartland of the RCMP
GREEN: epitomizes the maple leaf, a distinctly Canadian symbol
WHITE: is reminiscent of the lanyard of the ceremonial uniform, it also evokes the link between the Force and Canada's First Nation Peoples for whom white has special spiritual significance
SKY BLUE: elicits both the background of the badge as well as the beret worn by members when acting as United Nations peacekeepers