Bobbin Lace

Bobbin Lace in the Schwalm (2)

In the article Bobbin Lace in the Schwalm (1) you saw the different garments and linens that included bobbin lace. Now please enjoy a closer look at the different bobbin laces.

The finest and smallest bobbin laces were those found on knitted baby caps.
1_KS_2Four bobbin lace edgings were tightly gathered and sewn at the edges of knitted baby caps.
2_KS_22 cm wide bobbin lace found on a baby cap
3_KS_21.5 cm wide bobbin lace found on a baby cap. It seems that picots were added after finishing the lace.
4_KS_25 cm wide bobbin lace with tulips found on a dyed-to-blue Schwalm bodice
5_KS_24.5 cm wide bobbin lace with flowers found on a dyed-to-blue Schwalm bodice
6-KS_23.5 cm wide bobbin lace with a free-form pattern found on very old dyed-to-blue Schwalm bodice sleeves
7_KS_23.5 cm wide bobbin lace found on a dyed-to-blue Schwalm bodice for a girl. The bodice was made from linen cambric and finely embroidered. In contrast to the fineness of the fabric and embroidery, the bobbin lace is rather dense.
8_KS_24 cm wide bobbin lace found on a dyed-to-blue, and later decolorized, very fine Schwalm bodice from 1849
9_KS_23.5 cm wide bobbin lace found on dyed-to-blue, and later decolorized, very fine Schwalm bodice sleeves
10_KS_23 cm wide bobbin lace found on a dyed-to-blue Schwalm bodice from 1925
11_KS_24 cm wide bobbin lace found on a dyed-to-blue Schwalm communion cap
12_KS_25 cm wide bobbin lace found on a dyed-to-blue Schwalm communion cap
13_KS_25 cm wide bobbin lace found on a dyed-to-blue Schwalm communion cap
14_KS_25 cm wide bobbin lace found on a dyed-to-blue Schwalm communion cap
15_KS_25 cm wide bobbin lace found on a dyed-to-blue Schwalm decorative handkerchief
16_KS_23.5 cm wide bobbin lace found on a dyed-to-blue Schwalm decorative handkerchief
17_KS_23.5 cm wide bobbin lace found as bands for tying on a pillowcase
18_KS_23.5 cm wide bobbin lace in combination with sprang technique found on a Schwalm bed covering (A)
19_KS_2A second bobbin lace – also 3.5 cm wide – found on the Schwalm bed covering (A)
20_KS_2And a third bobbin lace – 4 cm wide – combined with the sprang technique, found on the Schwalm bed covering (A)
21_KS_2Also interesting here is how the lace band was attached with Plaited Insertion stitch (also known as Interlaced Insertion stitch).
22_KS_25 cm wide bobbin lace found on two edges of a Schwalm bed covering from 1832
23_KS_2Wide bobbin lace bands in combination with needle-weaving bands found on a Schwalm bed covering

There are a wide variety of different types of bobbin lace and bobbin lace patterns used in Schwalm.

Here is a publication that shows even more bobbin lace patterns and provides the matching schematics for working them:
24_KS_2Freihandspitzen in Schwälmer Textilien
Ingrid Hick, Christa Röhr, Marianne Stang

Purchase from:
Forum Alte Spitze GbR
Am Tomberg 18
52531 Übach-Palenberg

Bobbin Lace in the Schwalm (1)

The area in and around Neukirchen, in the Schwalm, was a hotspot for making bobbin lace. So it is not surprising that bobbin lace is found on both different garments and different linens.
As already mentioned in the article Historical Schwalm Whitework and Lace, bobbin lace, in combination with Schwalm whitework, is found at the sleeve cuffs of the blue bodices and at the edges of the dyed-to-blue decorative handkerchiefs.
Bobbin lace is also found on bed coverings, door hangings, and at the front edges of the dyed-toblue communion caps. It is also found on knitted baby caps.

Here are some examples of all these:
1_KS_1Very elaborately embroidered dyed-to-blue bodice sleeve with bobbin lace
2_KS_1Dyed-to-blue decorative handkerchief with whitework and bobbin lace
3_KS_1Parts of two different bed coverings with crowns, openwork pattern bands, needle-weaving bands, and bobbin lace
4_KS_1Pillowcase with bobbin lace as bands for tying
5_KS_1Dyed-to-blue old Schwalm “Ziehhaube” (communion cap) with bobbin lace at the front edge
6_KS_1Knitted baby cap with bobbin lace at the edges
7_KS_1Contemporary Schwalm whitework on a tablecloth with bobbin lace at the edges

Contact

Luzine Happel
Am Schindeleich 43
37269 Eschwege
Deutschland
Telefon: 05651-32233
Website: www.luzine-happel.de
E-Mail: leuchtbergverlag@aol.com

Donation

Donation
To change the language on the donation page, click the word beside the flag or the flag at the bottom of the page.

Language:

Luzine Happel - Logo

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more Infos

Die Cookie-Einstellungen auf dieser Website sind auf "Cookies zulassen" eingestellt, um das beste Surferlebnis zu ermöglichen. Wenn du diese Website ohne Änderung der Cookie-Einstellungen verwendest oder auf "Akzeptieren" klickst, erklärst du sich damit einverstanden.

Schließen