The Modern Priscilla: Brim Full of Fancy Work. January 1910, Volume XXIII, No. 11.

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Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration by G. harlow of a woman who wears a traditional Dutch outfit and sits in a chair while she knits. 10 1/4" x 14." Forty-six pages, complete. Many black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Back cover has an ad for Cream of Wheat. 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: "An Introduction to the Study of Oriental Rugs" by M. A. A. Stiles, "Stenciling on Household Articles" by Ethelyn J. Morris, "Slippers of Braided Raffia" by Belle Robinson, "Centrepiece in Hardanger Embroidery" by Nellie Clarke Brown, "Useful Things in Knitting and Crochet," "Design in China Painting" by Harriet Cushman Wilkie, "Braided Suit" by Mrs. Hallam, "Hostess and Guest" by Marjorie March, "Collar in French Embroidery," "Embroidered Stockings," "Table Pieces in Drawn Work and Embroidery" by Mae Y. Mahaffy, "Helps for Housekeepers" edited by Sally Lunn, "Steaks and Chops" by Fannie Merritt Farmer, "Priscilla Fashions for Winter" by Martha Dean Hallam, "Children's Garments" by Inez E. Fox, "Mother and Child" [parenting advice], "Infants' Hood Cape and Nightingale" by Rose Richmond, "Comforts for the Baby," "Priscilla's Dressing Table" by Annette Beacon, and "Three Pretty Embroideries" by Anna Bedford.