Ribbon and Stamp Portrait of John F. Kennedy

Ribbon-and-stamp Portrait of John F. Kennedy

Maker: Dora Blackburn

Date Made: 1960

Medium: Stamps, ribbon

A portrait of President John F. Kennedy handmade from colored pearlized ribbon cut into circular disks and set on the surface overlapping each other like a mosaic.  A border around the image of President Kennedy is made with cancelled postage stamps of Presidents Lincoln and Washington.

The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum