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Handkerchief: Portraits of Churchill

Green hankerchief with twelve black/white portraits of Churchill around the border. In the center is the most iconic image of Churchill (with a cigar and tophat) and also two British flags.


By 2011, with Chris Saunders of Sotherans, London; 2011, purchased from Saunders by Jean and Frederic Sharf; 2011, gift of the Sharfs to the MFA (Accession date: December 30, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

British, early 1940s


Height x width: 13 x 13 1/2 in. (33 x 34.3 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk (?)


Textiles and Fashion Arts