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Needlepoint embroidery stitch that produces zigzag lines.  Synonym: flame stitch.

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"Bargello" Quotes from Famous Books

... Fra. Sisto and Fra. Ristoro. It bore various names, according to the functions of the different dignities who occupied it. When, in the 17th cent., it was converted into a prison and became the seat of the head of the police, it was called the Bargello. In 1864 it was chosen for the National Museum. Open from 10 till 3.30, 1fr. Free on feast-days. The walls of the court are ornamented with the escutcheons of 204 Podestas (chief magistrates). The rooms on the ground ...
— The South of France—East Half • Charles Bertram Black

Words linked to "Bargello" :   flame stitch, embroidery stitch, sewing stitch

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