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
flagIndia
16%
16%
0%
66%
12
flagFrance
0%
18%
18%
63%
11
flagBelgium
8%
16%
16%
58%
12
flagthe Netherlands
22%
9%
18%
50%
22
flagItaly
21%
28%
0%
50%
14
flagNorway
16%
25%
8%
50%
12
flagPoland
18%
17%
13%
49%
4651
flagGermany
22%
16%
12%
48%
97
flagthe United States
13%
23%
14%
48%
68
flagUnknown
23%
23%
7%
46%
13
flagthe United Kingdom
22%
17%
13%
45%
129
flagSweden
40%
10%
30%
20%
10

Gender

men49%
women47%
in 10th century
18%
20%
in 15th century
16%
20%
in 18th century
14%
10%
in prehistory
50%
47%

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