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Pima cotton
 
Peru is considered to be the birthplace of the Gossypium barbadense cotton variety, the precursor of Pima cotton. The name was coined after the Pima tribe who cultivated it in North America in the 1900s. Yet, Pima is a generic term used to refer to extra large staple (ELS) cotton. The original variety converted into Pima cotton returned to Peru in 1936.

This cotton has extraordinary length, fineness and softness that enables the production of a uniform and resistant yarn for the manufacture of fabrics demanded by the most discerning markets.

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