Bargello meaning

bär-zhĕlō
A needlepoint stitch that produces zigzag lines.
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A pattern similar to one created by this stitch.
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A long, straight stitch in needlepoint, arranged so as to produce a zigzag pattern.
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The pattern produced by using this stitch, esp. a modified zigzag or flamelike design, or any pattern like this.
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This type of embroidery.
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A type of needlepoint embroidery, traditionally in wool on canvas, consisting of upright flat stitches laid in a mathematical pattern to create motifs.
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Origin of bargello

  • After the Bargello , a museum in Florence, Italy, which contains chairs upholstered in fabric worked in this stitch

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • After a series of chairs found in the Bargello palace in Florence, which have a "flame stitch" pattern.

    From Wiktionary