- n. The term anacosta derives from the place it, supposedly, was originally made, Hondschoote, in The Netherlands. It consists of a high-quality and all-worsted dress fabric with a short nap. The weave is two up & two down twill with approximately twice as many picks as ends. Appart from The Netherlands it was also made in Great Britain and in France.
- anacaste; anacosa; anacostia; anacote; french merino
- Tortora, Phyllis, y Ingrid Johnson. The Fairchild Books Dictionary of Textiles, 2014; Wilson, Janet. Classic and Modern Fabrics: The Complete Illustrated Sourcebook. London: Thames & Hudson Ltd, 2010
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