The History of Naturally Colored Cotton

The History of Naturally Colored Cotton

Cotton’s colorful history began many centuries ago and in far-flung regions of the world. The original cultivars were developed more than 5,000 years ago by the people of South and Central America, while other varieties were found to be indigenous to Africa and Asia. There are also a number of references to cotton being grown in India, China, Russia, Mexico, and Egypt. At some point, naturally colored cotton made its entrance into America, probably during the seventeenth century…..

Julia Baratta
Source: Interweave

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