Definition of Bargello in English:

Bargello

Line breaks: Bar|gello
Pronunciation: /bɑːˈdʒɛləʊ
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • A kind of embroidery worked on canvas in stitch patterns suggestive of flames.
    More 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.

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