When was the use of cotton for fabric invented?

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in 15th century
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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
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in prehistory
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flagSpain
11%
0%
11%
77%
18
flagCanada
18%
0%
12%
68%
16
flagFrance
0%
14%
21%
64%
14
flagBelgium
15%
15%
15%
53%
13
flagthe United Kingdom
19%
16%
12%
51%
193
flagthe Netherlands
22%
11%
14%
51%
27
flagPoland
18%
17%
13%
50%
6928
flagGermany
20%
15%
13%
50%
140
flagItaly
18%
22%
9%
50%
22
flagIndia
31%
12%
6%
50%
16
flagAustria
20%
0%
30%
50%
10
flagthe United States
15%
22%
12%
49%
95
flagNorway
29%
17%
11%
41%
17
flagUnknown
22%
21%
16%
39%
282
flagSweden
35%
11%
17%
35%
17
flagRepublic of Ireland
38%
15%
23%
23%
13

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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