The Modern Priscilla. August 1910, Volume XXIV, No. 6.

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Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration of a girl in a red dress and hat and blue coat holding an umbrella in the rain. 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 Kellogg's Toasted Corn Flakes. Pages and covers are very clean and intact overall. A small stain on front cover. Back cover has a small, one-inch tear on the side. Front cover has a vertical fold line that slightly goes onto the interior pages. 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 Linen Dress Trimmed with Irish Crochet" by Mrs. E. D. Gerade, "Stenciled Decorations for a Boy's Room" by Amy Carol Rand, "An Elastic House" by William Draper Brinckle [blueprints for a brick house], "Attractive Garments in Knitting and Crochet," "Handsome Dutch Collar in Irish Crochet" by Lula M. Harvey, "Yoke in Limerick Darning" by Cora Anderson and Nellie C. Brown, "China Painting: Jonquil Vase," by Harriet Cushman Wilkie, "A Beautiful Combination Suit" by Edmonia B. Johnson, "Point and Battenberg Laces" by Eleanor Clarke, "Hostess and Guest" by Marjorie March, "Helps for Housekeepers" edited by Sally Lunn, "Dainties for Picnicing" by Fannie Merritt Farmer [recipes for a picnic], "Corset Covers" by Rose Richmond, "Embroidered Hand Bags," "Girls' and Infants' Dresses" by E. J. Morris, "Mother and Child" [parenting advice], "Parasol in Hardanger Work" by Ethelyn J. Morris, "Odd Table Pieces" by Anna Bedford, "A Shopping Bag Made of Raffia" by Susan M. Shearman, "Priscilla's Dressing Table: Some Facts About Perspiration" by Annette Beacon, "Scarfs and Centrepiece" by Ethelyn J. Morris, and "Tinted Centrepieces for Embroidery."