Legacies of Ancient China
Silk, a luxury fabric
For the Chinese this shows that silk was worth it weight in gold. without silk China wouldn't have been able to be successful traders. They would have lacking resources and riches.
The silk roads
It was important that China was apart of a huge trading network because they were the only ones who knew how to make silk. It is also important because they got many riches like gold and silver in exchange silk. They also needed the trading system to get horses which helped them in wars and transportation.
Clothing made of silk
It was an important status symbol to wear silk in Ancient China. This was because it was a status symbol and showed people in the comunity who you where during a certain time. This means that if you were a ruler during the time when rulers only whore silk only you could wear silk. If you were in the nobel class during the time when only the people in the nobel class could wear silk, then only the people in the nobel class could wear silk.