When was the use of cotton for fabric invented?

in 10th century
in 15th century
in 18th century
in prehistory
Cotton was in­de­pen­dent­ly do­mes­ti­cat­ed in the Old and New Worlds. Frag­ments of cotton fabric dated from 5000 BC have been ex­ca­vat­ed in Mexico and the Indus Valley Civ­i­liza­tion. During the late medieval period, cotton became known as an imported fiber in Europe.

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in 15th century
in 18th century
in prehistory
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flagSpain
12%
0%
12%
75%
16
flagFrance
0%
14%
21%
64%
14
flagIndia
28%
14%
0%
57%
14
flagBelgium
15%
15%
15%
53%
13
flagthe Netherlands
20%
12%
16%
52%
25
flagthe United Kingdom
20%
16%
13%
50%
167
flagItaly
20%
20%
10%
50%
20
flagPoland
18%
18%
13%
49%
6101
flagthe United States
12%
23%
15%
48%
78
flagGermany
22%
17%
13%
46%
122
flagNorway
28%
21%
7%
42%
14
flagUnknown
21%
22%
17%
38%
238
flagRepublic of Ireland
27%
18%
27%
27%
11
flagSweden
36%
9%
27%
27%
11

Gender

men46%
women47%
in 10th century
19%
20%
in 15th century
19%
20%
in 18th century
15%
10%
in prehistory
46%
47%

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