Definition of Bargello in English:


Line breaks: Bar|gello
Pronunciation: /bɑːˈdʒɛləʊ


[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.


named after Bargello Palace, in Florence, Italy.

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