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Karine Explores: Textiles from around the world

Hosted by Karine Hagen

Uncover the origins behind some of the world’s most interesting textiles alongside Karine Hagen, Executive Vice President at Viking. Cast off for Istanbul to learn about the art of Turkish carpets, a tradition with roots reaching back to the Ottoman Empire. Along the shores of the Caribbean, explore the time-honored techniques and elaborate designs used by island artists to produce batik garments, a process perfected in the Far East and Africa. In China, discover how the humble silkworm produces the strong, lustrous fibers, the source of commercial silk, used in beautiful custom clothing, highly prized throughout the country.

Uncover the origins behind some of the world’s most interesting textiles alongside Karine Hagen, Executive Vice President at Viking. Cast off for Istanbul to learn about the art of Turkish carpets, a tradition with roots reaching back to the Ottoman Empire. Along the shores of the Caribbean, explore the time-honored techniques and elaborate designs used by island artists to produce batik garments, a process perfected in the Far East and Africa. In China, discover how the humble silkworm produces the strong, lustrous fibers, the source of commercial silk, used in beautiful custom clothing, highly prized throughout the country.

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