bargello

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noun bar·gel·lo \bär-ˈje-(ˌ)lō\

Definition of bargello

  1. :  a needlework stitch that produces a zigzag pattern

Origin and Etymology of bargello

Bargello, museum in Florence, Italy; from the use of this stitch in the upholstery of 17th century chairs at the Bargello


First Known Use: circa 1924


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