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.

Answers distribution

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in 15th century
in 18th century
in prehistory
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flagSpain
11%
0%
11%
77%
18
flagFrance
0%
14%
21%
64%
14
flagCanada
27%
0%
18%
54%
11
flagthe Netherlands
19%
11%
15%
53%
26
flagIndia
33%
13%
0%
53%
15
flagBelgium
15%
15%
15%
53%
13
flagthe United Kingdom
19%
16%
12%
50%
173
flagItaly
18%
22%
9%
50%
22
flagPoland
18%
18%
13%
49%
6444
flagthe United States
13%
22%
15%
48%
79
flagGermany
23%
16%
13%
46%
126
flagNorway
26%
20%
13%
40%
15
flagUnknown
22%
22%
16%
37%
265
flagSweden
33%
13%
20%
33%
15
flagRepublic of Ireland
27%
18%
27%
27%
11

Gender

men46%
women47%
in 10th century
19%
20%
in 15th century
19%
20%
in 18th century
14%
11%
in prehistory
46%
47%

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