The Modern Priscilla. July 1910, Volume XXIV, No. 5.

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Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration by J. E. Bird of a woman kissing her baby on the forehead. 10 1/4" x 14." Thirty-four pages, complete. Many black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Back cover has an ad for Mennen's Talcum Powder. Pages and covers 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: "Linen Dress in French Embroidery" by Ethelyn J. Morris, "Stenciling in the Old Chinese Willow Pattern" by Amy Carol Rand, "A Half-timber House" by William Draper Brinckle [blueprints for a house], "Easy Pickin's" [page of sheet music], "Dainty Garments for Little Folks" by Edmonia B. Johnson, "Modern Tatting" by Jessie M. De Witt, "The New Russian Blouse," "A Sun Dial for the Garden" by Amy Carol Rand, "Hostess and Guest" by Marjorie March, "Bedroom Slippers in Crochet" by Lucia Noble, "Some Pretty Effects in Laziweve Darning" by Clara Ruch, "Embroideries for the House" by Edith Robinson, "Priscilla's Dressing Table: Pretty Arms for the Summer Girl" by Annette Beacon, "Mother and Child" [parenting advice], "Unique Household Embroideries" by Mae Y. Mahaffy, "A Dressy Waist and Petticoat," "A Piazza Luncheon" by Fannie Merritt Farmer, "Helps for Housekeepers" edited by Sally Lunn, "Handsome Centrepieces," and "Place Cards" by Agnes M. Choate [instructions for making decorative place cards.