Category Archives: Framing

Alternative Way to Hang a Silk Painting

Silk Wall Hanging

This wall hanging was hung in the Foyer of a Heritage Listed building in East Melbourne, Australia.

After my last post where I talked about hanging a silk painting by wrapping the silk around a canvas frame, I have had a number of folk contact me asking if they can just hang a silk painting from the wall, like a curtain. So, I thought I would share with you how I hang wall hangings.

How to Frame and Hang Silk Paintings

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This is one of three (a Triptych) which are framed under glass. Then, all three were repainted the size of a door, to go into the foyer of an office – but they were still framed under glass.

Once you have completed a silk painting you will need to be able to hang it. Obviously, you can go to a framer and they will provide a professional frame under glass. The glass protects the silk and keeps it free from dust. However, this can be expensive.