The Modern Priscilla: A Fancy-Work Magazine. September 1910, Volume XXIV, No. 7.

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Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration of an Arab woman who makes an embroidery in an interior setting. 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 Colgate "Ribbon Dental Cream" [toothpaste]. 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: "Scarf in Maltese Crochet and Knot Stitch" by Maud D. Burks, "Beautiful Colored Studies for Home Decoration" by Edward A. Page, "Entrance Halls and Staircases: First Article on Home Decoration" by Lilian Barton Wilson, "Embroidery Stitches and Methods of Work" by Mrs. Archibald H. Christie, "The New Australian Lace-Crochet" by Lula M. Harvey, "Home Metal-Craft: Punching and Stamping of Metals" by De Witt C. Van Note and Grace Deane Hopper, "Beautiful New Models for Bead Necklaces" by Belle Robinson, "Centrepiece in Ivory Work" by Elma Iona Locke, "Ladies' Braided Tunic" by E. J. Morris, "Hatpins in Pierced and Jeweled Metal" by Nadine Whitney, "Some Pretty Place Cards" by Agnes M. Choate, "Flower Centrepiece and Doilies," "Hostess and Guest" by Marjorie March, "A Lesson in Netting" by Mae Y. Mahaffy, "Helps for Housekeepers" edited by Sally Lunn, "Priscilla Fashion Department" by Margaret Wellington, "Jellies and Preserves" by Fannie Merritt Farmer, "Wraps for Little Ones" by Ethelyn J. Morris, "Mother and Child" [parenting advice], "How to Make a Simple Shirt Waist" by Alice Maxwell, "Corsets for All Figures, Including Maternity Models" by Clarice I. Wile, "Priscilla's Dressing Table: A Physical Culture Talk" [daily physical exercises] by Annette Beacon, "Stenciled Table Covers" by Ethelyn J. Morris, and "Handsome New Designs for Centrepieces" by Catherine Lee Carter.