Originally garters simply held up stockings, but as the skirts became shorter the garters became more and more ornate. The result was a wide variety of decorated garters. Garters are approximately 85 cm long and 3-4 cm wide. The colour of the garter ban ...Search again:
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The Schwalm people wore hand-knit stockings that reached well past the knees. The stockings were held up with garters bound around the legs. In the year 1930, a poor bride would possess six to eight pairs of stockings, while the rich bride would hav ...Search again:
As already mentioned in "Schwalm Costume – an overview", the festive costume consisted of many different elements. Where to begin? Pure and simple, where we all normally start dressing - with the underclothing. Women in the Schwalm wore undershirts. I ...Search again:
... approach is found in Ingo Gabor Die Schwälmer Tracht Historische Entwicklung und soziale Bedeutung Schriftenreihe der ... Rübeling/Heinz Metz/Dirk Ordemann Die Schwälmer Tracht Verlag Dirk Ordemann, Ziegenhain 1988 ISBN ... of the Schwalm are found in Brunhilde Miehe Der Tracht treu geblieben Bd. 3 Studien zum regionalen Kleidungsverhalten in der ...Search again:
... inspiration. The project was named “newly viewed" (Neu beTRACHTet ), and the results were presented in a fashion show in ...Search again: