When Was Silk Invented In Ancient China

When silk was made? When silk was invented?

Silk was invented in Ancient China. Around the year 2696 BC, while the wife of the Yellow Emperor, Leizu, was having tea in the imperial gardens, a cocoon fell into her tea and unraveled. She noticed that the cocoon was made from a long, strong and soft thread. Then, she discovered how to combine silk fibers into a thread, and weave them into cloth.

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