This scarf could be worn or framed. It is an original design hand painted by the artist. It is hand painted with fiber reactive dyes. The dye is bonded to the silk and will not fade or bleed. The color is permanent unless left in direct sunlight for days. The silk is a soft haboti silk that has a shiny finish so the color is bright. The colors are hues of blue, with some yellow, purple green, and hints of pink.