The Modern Priscilla. January 1911, Volume XXIV, No. 11.

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Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration of a woman sitting inside of a room in front of a hearth while she knits. 10 1/4" x 14." Fifty pages, complete. Many black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Back cover has an ad for Cream of Wheat that shows a young child sitting inside of a box with "Cream of Wheat" on the front on a beach with a parasol behind the box; caption says, "A New Arrival at Palm Beach." Pages and covers are 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: "Long Knitted Coat with Cap" by Rosinah H. Tonge, "The Man in the House: His Rights and Privileges" by Christine Terhune Herrick [Herrick shares her beliefs about women's and men's roles in the home and how to make concessions if their living habits differ], "The Living Room: Third Article on Home Decoration" by Lilian Barton Wilson, "Amateur Furniture Building" by William D. Brinckle, "Crochet and Knitting," "Home Metal-Craft: Making of Plates; Etching" by De Witt C. Van Note and Grace Deane Hopper, "Novelties in Rickrack Braid and Crochet" by Lula M. Harvey, "Embroidery Stitches and Methods of Work" by Mrs. Archibald H. Christie, "Embroidered Chamber Set" by Ray W. Winchester and Adelaide Woodbury, "Auto Hood and Outing Toque," "Helps for Housekeepers" edited by Sally Lunn, "Priscilla Fashion Department" by Margaret Wellington, "Breads" by Fannie Merritt Farmer [bread recipes], "Mother and Child" [parenting advice], "Hostess and Guest" by Marjorie March, "Laundering for Amateurs" by Mary Foster Snider, "Knitted Coats for Men and Boys" by Gertrude M. Walbran, "Stenciling for a Man's Den" by Agnes M. Choate, "Priscilla's Dressing Table: Reducing the Weight" by Annette Beacon, and "Embroidered Table Pieces" by Ethelyn J. Morris and Lois T. Rice.