The Modern Priscilla. August 1909, Volume XXIII, No. 6.

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Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration by O. T. Jackman of a Japanese woman in a kimono embroidering a design. 10 1/4" x 14." Twenty-six pages, complete. Many black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Back cover has an ad for Fairbank's soap products. 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: "Two Lace Centrepieces" by Nellie Clarke Brown, "A Group of Pretty Novelties in Crochet," "Neckwear in French Embroidery and Irish Crochet" by Edmonia B. Johnson, "Stenciled Curtains for a Bungalow" by Josephine Bruce, "New Designs for Summer Embroideries" by Catherine Lee Carter, "Fashion Notes for August" by Mrs. Hallam, "Novelties for the Baby" by Louise Chamberlayne, "Small Cakes and Tarts" by Fannie Merritt Farmer, "Hostess and Guest" by Marjorie March," "A Stylish Braided Dress" by Inez E. Fox, "Hardanger Centrepiece" by Mrs. A. Pedersen and Elma Iona Locke, "The Newest Coiffure" by Martha Dean Hallam, "Helps for Housekeepers" edited by Sally Lunn, "Dutch Collars" by Nellie Clarke Brown, "Wallachian Tea Cloth and Centrepiece" by A. M. Yoho, "Mother and Child" [parenting advice], and "Embroidered Coat Sets" by Mae Y. Mahaffy.