In Islamorada, the island got it’s name from the purple bougainvillea flowers, hence the name “Purple Isle”, which is Islamorada in Spanish. The black rope is the actual rope used to pull in the lobster traps to the boat. We also include an authentic lobster or stone crab tag on the face of the frame. You can get the framed print with or without the rope. This print comes in several sizes and all prints are signed by the artist. Overall Size 9″ x 14″ or 11.5″ x 19.5″.