When shade is down is provides privacy and retains its ruffle (see photo). Mounting board is 2 deep (projection from wall) and is also lined with matching fabric. Easy to mount with just a couple "L" brackets (not provided) to window, wall or ceiling.Hung in a very clean home Very clean NO smells. Beautiful muted color, pale rose/peach, silk fabric has a very rich sheen. Fabric was ordered from the Decorator Center. (I have a second matching shade slightly larger - as long as it lasts) please check out my store. The item "Vintage SILK Custom Austrian Window Shade Drapery Excellent Superb Workmanship" is in sale since Thursday, January 21, 2021. This item is in the category "Home & Garden\Window Treatments & Hardware\Blinds & Shades". The seller is "belligatti" and is located in Oakton, Virginia. This item can be shipped to United States.