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Bargello

Line breaks: Bar|gello
Pronunciation: /bɑːˈdʒɛləʊ
 
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Definition of Bargello in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A kind of embroidery worked on canvas in stitch patterns suggestive of flames.
Example sentences
  • The Bargello Stitch, also called the Florentine Stitch and the Flame Stitch, is a simple stitch to sew, but is used in a vast array of color patterns that have been used for centuries on chair seats, pillows, etc.
  • The Bargello stitch was also a popular canvaswork style since the Renaissance era until the early XVIIth century.
  • I really enjoy Bargello stitching but up to now have always used canvas and wool threads.

Origin

named after Bargello Palace, in Florence, Italy.

Words that rhyme with Bargello

bellow, bordello, cello, Donatello, fellow, jello, martello, mellow, morello, niello, Novello, Pirandello, Portobello, Punchinello, Uccello, violoncello, yellow

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