The stand is not included. This hammock is pictured with the Large Heavy Duty Hammock Stand - Taupe. See companion items for more information. Made of strong triple-handwoven 6mm, braided mildew treated Polyester rope. Just as soft as our cotton rope hammock only more weather resistant. Oversize version 6‘ 8" long x 5‘ wide with overall length of 13‘. Hardwood spreader bars are varnished with weather resistant coating. No assembly needed. Easy to hang with included S hooks foot long chains. Green color.