The Modern Priscilla. June 1909, Volume XXIII, No. 4.

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Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration of a women tending to roses in a garden. 10 3/8" x 14." Thirty-eight pages, complete. Many black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Back cover has an ad for Cream of Wheat that shows a man riding a bronco. Pages are very clean and intact. Five small binding holes on left margin of front cover. The Modern Priscilla is a monthly magazine that was first published in 1887. It absorbed Everyday Housekeeping in 1912 and Home Needlework Magazine in 1917, and the magazine's run ended when it merged with Home Arts Needlecraft Magazine in 1930. Modern Priscilla covers various topics such as sewing and needlework projects, craft ideas, china painting, cooking recipes, home and life advice, the latest fashion trends of the time, and other aspects of domestic living. Fictional short stories are also included. The following are some of the articles and features in this issue: "Mexican Drawn Work" by Mrs. B. R. Winslow, "Beautiful Summer Neckwear in Irish Crochet" by Gertrude M. Walbran, "The Art of Dyeing" by H. C. S., "A Handkerchief with Tatted Border" by Fannie Margaret Miller, "New Sofa Pillows for Summer" by Josephine Bruce, "A Small House for a Village or Suburban Town" by George Guppy, "Bolero in Applique Lace" by Mae Y. Mahaffy, "Braided Coat Suit" by Inez Redding, "A Simple Kimono" by Catherine Lee Carter, "Colored Study for Painting" by E. A. Page, "Hostess and Guest" by Marjorie March, "Braided Shirt Waist" by Inez Redding, "Helps for Housekeepers" edited by Sally Lunn, "Embroidered Household Linens" by Catherine Lee Carter, "New Designs for Summer Needlework," "Pies for All" by Fannie Merritt Farmer, "Mother and Child" [parenting advice], "Priscilla's Dressing Table: Massage Banished Wrinkles" by Annette Beacon, "The Making of Babies' Clothes" by Mrs. Hallam, and "New Designs for the Baby's Wardrobe" by Inez E. Fox.