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 10th century
in 15th century
in 18th century
in prehistory
answers
flagSpain
13%
0%
13%
73%
15
flagIndia
18%
18%
0%
63%
11
flagItaly
21%
28%
0%
50%
14
flagthe Netherlands
21%
14%
14%
50%
14
flagNorway
16%
25%
8%
50%
12
flagPoland
18%
18%
13%
49%
4129
flagGermany
24%
14%
12%
48%
82
flagthe United Kingdom
25%
17%
13%
43%
102
flagthe United States
15%
26%
17%
40%
52

Gender

men49%
women47%
in 10th century
19%
20%
in 15th century
16%
20%
in 18th century
13%
11%
in prehistory
50%
47%

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