1. a long, straight stitch in needlepoint, arranged so as to produce a zigzag pattern
2. the pattern produced by using this stitch, esp. a modified zigzag or flamelike design, or any pattern like this
3. this type of embroidery
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Word origin of 'bargello'after Bargello, a museum in Florence, Italy, where it appears in upholstery