Verified weaving of nets, cloth, and baskets dates back 27,000 years ago. And link directly below identifies that population as African. Backup Click.
Alexeev Harvard Lectures on African remains in Russia from 27,000 years ago. Alexeev backup. INDEX TO ALL LECTURES: Alexeev Harvard Lectures.
Is the tradition of sewing found around the world an example of a single worldwide culture (that accompanied it) with a seemingly common point of origin that became dispersed? Consider these six material markers or "artefacts" comprising a common kultural toolkit in the ages largely preceding what we call history:
THE GOLDEN AGE OF THE AFRICAN: The Golden Age of the African, Part 1. The Golden Age of the African, Part 2.