and here, stretched and in a box frame, which is transparent on the sides, too, so you see the wraparound effect of the silk.
This is probably how it will be framed permanently. I need to put a backing on after I'm sure I like the positioning, which actually looks okay to me.
It's on the wall, so I can see it better and decide if any adjustments are asking to be made. Interesting to see that the eastern light shows up blues and purples, and the western light, evening pic, shows up the reds! this is actually truer to the dyes.
This was great fun, wonderful mixture of working with silk, using metallic threads and beads and floss, and various stitches.
Now that moment of anxiety sets in, wondering what comes next...