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In 1805, a British official, Benjamin Heyne, listed the manufactures of Bangalore which included the following: 

 Women’s cloth of different musters and names 

 Coarse chintz 

 Muslins 

 Silk cloths 

Of this list, which kind of cloth would have definitely fallen out of use in the early 1900s and why?

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Muslin would have fallen out of use as machine cloth had flooded the Indian markets and was cheaper. Muslin was expensive and hence was not used. In fact, the Industrial Revolution brought about a complete change in which muslin cloth had no place. 

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