Philadelphia Centennial Exposition 1876 Sewing Boxes
Mauchlinware sewing boxes were among the most popular souvenirs
at the Centennial Exposition held in Philadelphia in 1876. These
light colored wooden boxes featured a transfer picture and finished
This octagonal box features an image of Independence Hall,
Philadelphia and a decal that says "Centennial 1876."
It is lined with red paper. Click to view interior.
It measures 4.5" wide x 3.25" high x 2" deep. It
is slightly warped so that the cover does not fit snugly. There
are some scratches on the cover. (Stock number 003wf0210c) $125.00
The small rectangular box shows an image of The Art Gallery,
Philadelphia Exhibition. It is lined with red paper. Click to view interior.
It measures 4.25" wide x 2.5" high x 1.5" deep.
One of the hinge pins is missing and there are very faint scratches
on the cover. Otherwise it is in very nice condition. (Stock number
003wf0210d) $125.00 SOLD
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