The Modern Priscilla. May 1910, Volume XXIV, No. 3.

Price: $15.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration of a mother holding a child in a roundel portrait. 10 1/4" x 14." Fifty-four pages, complete. Many black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Back cover has an ad for Old Dutch Cleanser. Pages are very clean and intact. Front cover has a vertical fold line. 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: "Embroidered Waist with Insertions of Bobbin Lace" by Edmonia B. Johnson and Ellen Lawrence, "A Canopy Bed for Every One" by Josephine Bruce [stenciling patterns], "Doilies in Irish Crochet" by Lula M. Harvey, "How a Child Can Learn Clay Modeling" by Josephine Welles Richardson, "An Inexpensive Summer Camp" by William Draper Brinckle [blueprints for a summer home and boathouse], "Attractive Nursery Wall Papers" by Anabel Parker McCann, "Painting: Dutch Children at Play," "Cacti and How to Grow Them," "Embroidered Hats" by Rose Richmond, "Pretty Garments for the Tots" by Marjorie March, "Practical Reducing Corsets for Full Figures" by Clarke I. Wile, "For the Baby's Use and Comfort" by Louise Chamberlayne, "Early Vegetables" by Fannie Merritt Farmer [recipes using vegetables], "Hostess and Guest" by Marjorie March, "Helps for Housekeepers" edited by Sally Lunn, "Priscilla Fashion Department" by Mrs. Hallam, "Points on Tub Frocks" by Mrs. Hallam [advice for choosing materials and colors, stenciling on summer clothes, washing fabrics, restoring colors, and whitening laces], "Mother and Child" [parenting advice], "Infant's Knitted Bootee," "Baby's Nightingale in Crochet," "Cap and Bertha in Honiton Applique" by Margaret Buckingham, "Rejuvenating Last Spring's Hat," "Priscilla's Dressing Table" by Annette Beacon, "Dainty Accessories for Travelers" by Ethelyn J. Morris, "The Good Old Days Gone By" [one page of sheet music], and "Household Embroideries" [embroidery models with accompanying page of illustrations in color].