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
13%
0%
13%
73%
15
flagFrance
0%
14%
21%
64%
14
flagIndia
23%
15%
0%
61%
13
flagBelgium
15%
15%
15%
53%
13
flagthe Netherlands
20%
12%
16%
52%
25
flagPoland
18%
17%
13%
50%
5430
flagItaly
16%
22%
11%
50%
18
flagthe United Kingdom
19%
16%
13%
49%
161
flagGermany
21%
16%
13%
47%
115
flagthe United States
12%
23%
15%
47%
71
flagNorway
23%
23%
7%
46%
13
flagUnknown
19%
25%
16%
37%
112
flagSweden
36%
9%
27%
27%
11
flagRepublic of Ireland
27%
18%
27%
27%
11

Gender

men48%
women47%
in 10th century
19%
20%
in 15th century
17%
20%
in 18th century
14%
11%
in prehistory
48%
47%

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