What is muslin made of?

cotton
silk
synthetic fibers
wool
Muslin is a delicate cotton fabric. It has been imported to Europe from India since the Roman times. A legend has it that an ounce of muslin used to sell in Rome for an ounce of gold. The word "Muslin" is derived from the ancient port town "Maisolos", today Machili­pat­nam in Andra Pradesh, India.

Answers distribution

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silk
synthetic fibers
wool
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flagFinland
94%
5%
0%
0%
35
flagItaly
81%
13%
4%
0%
65
flagSwitzerland
74%
22%
3%
0%
27
flagthe United Arab Emirates
71%
10%
10%
6%
46
flagBulgaria
70%
30%
0%
0%
10
flagthe Netherlands
69%
27%
0%
2%
68
flagSweden
69%
27%
2%
0%
36
flagGreece
61%
23%
0%
15%
13
flagAustria
60%
28%
0%
12%
25
flagSpain
58%
33%
8%
0%
12
flagthe United Kingdom
55%
32%
3%
8%
302
flagGermany
54%
35%
3%
7%
200
flagthe United States
52%
30%
5%
11%
142
flagNorway
47%
36%
5%
10%
19
flagPoland
43%
40%
7%
7%
9754
flagRepublic of Ireland
42%
45%
3%
9%
33
flagCzech Republic
42%
50%
7%
0%
14
flagFrance
35%
64%
0%
0%
17
flagIndia
28%
38%
28%
3%
76
flagUnknown
21%
54%
13%
9%
902

Gender

men38%
women51%
cotton
38%
51%
silk
43%
37%
synthetic fibers
9%
5%
wool
8%
4%

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