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Some of the Earliest Tools for Sewing Garments

Circa 28000 to 21000 BCE
<div class="embed-image__caption">Bone needles from Xiaogushan, Liaoning Province, China, about 30,000&ndash;23,000 years old. Photo by&nbsp;Chip Clark, Smithsonian Institution,</div>
Bone needles from Xiaogushan, Liaoning Province, China, about 30,000–23,000 years old. Photo by Chip Clark, Smithsonian Institution,

Between 28,000 and 21,000 BCE Bone and ivory needles found in Xiaogushan, Liaoning Province, China, were used to sew warm, closely fitted garments.

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