"Schwalm whitework embroidery is a folk embroidery that developed in the Schwalm region of Germany. It is characterized by its folk design elements (tulips, hearts, flowers, and so forth) and drawn thread (openwork) fillings."
Hardanger, Hedebo, Schwalm, etc. http://merklapperie.blogspot.nl/2013/10/mijn-vakantiewerkjes.html
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