The Modern Priscilla: Fashion Number. October 1910, Volume XXIV, No. 8.

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Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration of a woman wearing a fancy orange dress and hat and black scarf. 10 1/4" x 14." Sixty-six pages, complete. Many black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Back cover has an ad for Cream of Wheat that shows "Country Life in America." Pages and covers are very clean and intact. A couple tears limited to bottom margin of back cover. 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 Handsome Princess Gown in Irish Crochet" by Lula M. Harvey, "Baby Garments" by Edmonia B. Johnson, "Fine Leather Tooling" by Edith Robinson [pairs with an article on Page 24 of the November 1910 issue], "An Attractive Hand Bag in Oriental Drawn Work" by Elma Iona Locke, "A Dutch Colonial Bungalow" by William Draper Brinckle [blueprints for a colonial bungalow], "Embroidery Stitches and Methods of Work" by Mrs. Archibald H. Christie, "How to Make a Reed Basket: A Lesson for Beginners" by Sallie G. Fitzgerald, "A Beautiful Point Lace Scarf" by Mrs. S. J. Brandt and Mrs. N. C. Brown, "Attractive Designs for China Painting" by Hattie Briggs Church and Sally Pearson Moses, "Embroidered Novelties for Gifts" by Emma L. H. Rowe, "Dainty Corset Covers," "Pretty Designs in Tatting," "A Handsome Luncheon Set" by A. M. Yoho, "Helps for Housekeepers" edited by Sally Lunn, "For Winter's Use" by Fannie Merritt Farmer [recipes for pickled foods and jelly], "Dainty French Embroidery" by Louise Chamberlayne, "Pin Set in Irish Crochet" by Anna Wuerfel Brown, "Two Beautiful Jabots" by Eleanor Clarke, "Hints for Brides" by Inez E. Fox, "Priscilla Fashion Department" by Margaret Wellington, "A Practical Fall Skirt Made at Home" by Alice Maxwell," "Hallowe'en Place Cards" by Agnes M. Choate, "Mother and Child" [parenting advice], "Colored Embroideries" by Catherine Lee Carter, "Hostess and Guest" by Marjorie March, "Designs in Pierced Metal" by Anna Bedford, "Centrepiece in Cross Stitch Embroidery" by Mae Y. Mahaffy, "Priscilla's Dressing Table" by Annette Beacon, "Cretonne Novelties for the Home" by Mrs. O. B. Bunce, "Stenciled Curtains" by Mira Burr Edson, "Baby's Carriage Afghan" by Gwen Keys, "Sanitation in the Home" by Doris Richards, and "Priscilla" [full page of sheet music for a song].