The clothes people wore in times before ours -- the materials and methods they would have used, the techniques, the sourcing even! -- is a rich part of history that Wikipedia can't cover well.
Are questions about such topics welcome here?
That stuff is about as on-topic as it gets. Silk, cotton, flax, and wool have been major forces in shaping World history. For example, see my answer to Why did the United Kingdom industrialize first? and the accepted answer to When and how did the USA and the UK become allies?