The Modern Priscilla: Fashion Number. March 1910, Volume XXIV, No. 1.

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Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration by H. D. King of a woman in a blue dress standing next to potted flowers. 10 1/2" x 14." Seventy pages, complete. Many black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Back cover has an ad for Colgate "Ribbon Dental Cream" [toothpaste] that shows two children brushing their teeth in a bathroom and a younger child reaching up to grab the tube of toothpaste on the sink. Pages are very clean and intact. Front cover has a couple vertical fold lines. 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: "A Knitted Sweater Coat and Scotch Cap" by Rosinah H. Tonge, "A Square of Old Darned Net" by Mae Y. Mahaffy, "Tatting and Coronation Cord in Combination" by Jessie M. De Witt, "Suggestions for Shirt Waist Boxes" by Mary Gibson, "Some Pretty Novelties in Irish Crochet" by Anna Wuerfel Brown, "Correct Corsets for the Full Figure" by Clarice I. Wile, "China Painting: Grape Decoration for Stein" by Harriet Cushman Wilkie, "Handsome Embroidered Towels" by Mae Y. Mahaffy, "Hostess and Guest" by Marjorie March, "Helps for Housekeepers" edited by Sally Lunn, "A Lesson in Tapestry Painting" by Mrs. Clifford Sharon, "Table Pieces in Italian Cut Work" by Catherine Lee Carter, "Lenten Dishes" byFannie Merritt Farmer, "Covers for Asbestos Mats" by Virginia Sheppard, "Hardanger Embroidery," "Priscilla Fashions for Spring" by Mrs. Hallam, "Children's Dainty Play Frocks," "Spring Coats and Dresses for Little Folk," "Colored Embroideries" [patterns accompanied by two illustrated pages in color], "Spring Suits for Indoors and Out," "Boys' Russian Suits," "Parasol, Collar, and Jabot" by Anna Bedford, "New and Attractive Laces" by Nellie Clarke Brown, "Dainty Novelties in Spring Neckwear" by Edmonia B. Johnson, "New Designs in Cut Work" by Alice Gibson, "Mother and Child" [parenting advice], "Preparing the Garden" by Amy Carol Rand, "Stenciled Chafing Dish Linen" by Amy Carol Rand, "Embroidered Work Bag," "Priscilla's Dressing Table: Beauty Hints for the Eyes" by Annette Beacon [1900s advice for eye health], "Corset Cover in Eyelet Work" by Ethelyn J. Morris, and "Priscilla Irish Crochet Book" by Lula M. Harvey.