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

  1. Gibt es zu der Klöppelspitze an der Schwälmerdecke auch einen Klöppelbrief? Diese Spitze würde mir sehr gut gefallen. Ich habe eine alte Leinentischdecke und möchte die alte, kaputte Klöppelspitze erneuern. Liebe Grüße Maria Lang

    • Leider bin ich kein Spezialist für Klöppelspitzen. In der Publikation “Freihandspitzen aus der Schwalm” ist dieses Muster nicht abgebildet.
      BHitte wenden Sie sich an das
      Forum Alte Spitze
      Am Tomberg 18
      52531 Übach-Palenberg

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