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%
18%
18%
63%
11
flagIndia
23%
15%
0%
61%
13
flagBelgium
8%
16%
16%
58%
12
flagthe Netherlands
20%
12%
16%
52%
25
flagPoland
18%
17%
13%
50%
4847
flagItaly
21%
28%
0%
50%
14
flagNorway
16%
25%
8%
50%
12
flagthe United States
13%
23%
14%
49%
69
flagGermany
23%
17%
12%
48%
100
flagthe United Kingdom
21%
16%
14%
47%
138
flagUnknown
17%
35%
5%
41%
17
flagRepublic of Ireland
30%
10%
30%
30%
10
flagSweden
36%
9%
27%
27%
11

Gender

men49%
women46%
in 10th century
19%
20%
in 15th century
16%
21%
in 18th century
14%
11%
in prehistory
49%
47%

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