- a long, straight stitch in needlepoint, arranged so as to produce a zigzag pattern
- the pattern produced by using this stitch, esp. a modified zigzag or flamelike design, or any pattern like this
- this type of embroidery
Origin of bargelloafter Bargello, a museum in Florence, Italy, where it appears in upholstery
- A needlepoint stitch that produces zigzag lines.
- A pattern similar to one created by this stitch.
Origin of bargelloAfter the Bargello, a museum in Florence, Italy, which contains chairs upholstered in fabric worked in this stitch.
After a series of chairs found in the Bargello palace in Florence, which have a "flame stitch" pattern.