The Modern Priscilla. November 1910, Volume XXIV, No. 9.

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Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration of a Hopi woman with wearing a traditional hairstyle and dress and weaving a basket. 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 the Youth's Companion magazine. 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: "Embroidered Linen Pillow with Bobbin Lace" by Ellen Lawrence, "Attractive Colored Studies for Home Decoration" by Edward A. Page, "Floors, Walls, Door and Window Hangings: Second Article on Home Decoration" by Lilian Barton Wilson, "The Companionships of Our Children" by Mrs. Christine Terhune Herrick [parenting advice on children's friends], "Handsome Bedspread in Crochet" by Mrs. O. E. Gerade, "Belts and Bands in Cross Stitch Embroidery," "Embroidery Stitches and Methods of Work" by Mrs. Archibald H. Christie, "Boudoir Accessories for Christmas Presents" by Ethelyn J. Morris, "A Curtain in Hardanger Embroidery" by Mrs. A Pedersen and Elma Iona Locke, "Thanksgiving Post Cards" by Agnes M. Choate, "Helps for Housekeepers" edited by Sally Lunn, "Tatted Handkerchief: Prize Piece" by Leah M. McElheney, "Embroidered Gifts," "Making Up Leather Work" by Edith Robinson [pairs with an article on Page 6 from the October 1910 issue], "Doily and Centrepiece in Maltese Crochet" by Lillian H. Wales, "Thanksgiving Desserts" by Fannie Merritt Farmer, "Embroidered Towels" by Lois Rice, "Hostess and Guest" by Marjorie March [chanticleer-themed party], "How to Make a Tailored Coat" by Alice Maxwell, "A Dressy Winter Waist" by Inez E. Fox, "Priscilla Fashion Department" by Margaret Wellington, "Mother and Child" [parenting advice], "The Evolution of the Corset" by Clarice I. Wile [brief history of the corset and then-current trends surrounding the garment], "Priscilla's Dressing Table" by Annette Beacon, "New Stencil Designs" by Ethelyn J. Morris, "Some Pretty Christmas Gifts," and "Bags and Cases for Christmas Presents" by Ethelyn J. Morris and Lois T. Rice.