The color was better than it is shown on the picture. The striping is a chocolate brown, not rust as it appears. I ended up returning the product for two reasons. It did not fit the bed well. The drape did not look good with the comforter that I put it on. Also, the texture of the fabric was not what I expected. It looks like a wool burlap in the in the picture, but it feel very thin when I recieved it. Just not what I expected.