Definition of Bargello in English:

Bargello

noun

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

    • ‘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.

Pronunciation:

Bargello

/bɑːˈdʒɛləʊ/