Corduroy also belongs to cotton. The word also derives […]
Corduroy also belongs to cotton. The word also derives from French and is roughly translated as the king of ropes.
1. Blue jeans are made from cotton. The word denim comes from French, serge de Nimes, or the cloth of Nimes. Nimes is a French town known for its rich fabrics.
2. Corduroy also belongs to cotton. The word also derives from French and is roughly translated as the king of ropes.
3. The most expensive jeans can be bought at Escada for $10,000. These jeans are inlaid with Swarovski crystals.
4. The most expensive pair of jeans ever sold came from Levi’s. More than 60,000 US dollars were photographed on Ebay, but the buyer was LeviStrauss itself.
5. In the 18th century, British women were prohibited from wearing pure cotton fabrics, because pure cotton was considered erotic at the time.
6. Elvis's cotton underwear has also been valued at $1,300.
7. If all the cotton in the United States is only used to make jeans, then the total output will exceed 5 billion.
8. A bundle of cotton can produce nearly 1,217 T-shirts or 313,600 hundred-dollar cash notes.
9. A baseball can use 150 yards of cotton.
10. 75% of US banknotes are made from cotton.
11. Cotton is also a food crop. About 200 million gallons of cotton seed oil are used to produce foods such as french fries, butter and salad dressings every year. As a product, cotton is also a raw material for making toothpaste and ice cream.
12. The average cotton pod contains about 500,000 fibers.
13. Cotton paper is used to help the United States preserve three documents: the Declaration of Independence, the Freedom of Rights Act, and the Constitution.