Schwalm women wore little caps to match their festive costume. The little caps were placed over the hair knots. The little caps had different sizes depending on the wearer: child, adult, or woman with an especially magnificent head of hair. ...Search again:
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Schwalm girls and women wore their hair long without a fringe (bangs). The hair was styled into a knot, which in the Schwalm is known as Schnatz. To create such a hairstyle, women needed certain accoutrements: a long, thin band or cord (like a shoestring), ...Search again:
Schwalm women wore short beaded necklaces with their festive costumes. These necklaces were mostly made with Bohemian glass beads with a bevel polishing. They were also made with amber beads (for wealthier women). The amber beads also got a b ...Search again:
The joy-and-sorrow neckerchiefs were a special type of neckerchiefs worn by Schwalm women. Especially precious cloths made of pure silk were worked in such a way that they could be worn for either cheerful or mournful occasions. Because the squa ...Search again:
Schwalm women wore neckerchiefs with their festive costumes. These square cloths were made of pure silk. The neckerchiefs of young women were often very colourful reflecting the basic colour of the costume. Fringe made from silk threads knotted ...Search again: