The Modern Priscilla: Spring Fashion Number. March 1911, Volume XXV, No. 1.

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Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration of a woman walking her dog in the woods or a park with trees. 10 1/4" x 14." Seventy-four pages, complete. Many black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Back cover has an ad for Colgate's "Ribbon Dental Cream" [toothpaste]. 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: "A Beautiful Centrepiece in Irish Crochet" by May B. Davis, "A Dainty Lacework Basket: Third Lesson in Basketry" by Sallie G. Fitzgerald, "New Ideas in Pillows" by Mae Y. Mahaffy, "How Do You Keep Your Children's Confidence?: Being the Fifth of a Series of Six Articles" by Christine Terhune Herrick, "Novelties in Crochet," "Attractive Colored Studies for Home Decoration: Treatment in Oil Colors" by Edward A. Page, "Embroidery Stitches and Methods of Work: Sixth Article; The Different Forms of Darning Used in Embroidery" by Mrs. Archibald H. Christie, "Household Stenciling" by Ethelyn J. Morris, "Centrepiece in German Knot Stitch," "Corset Cover with Knitted Yoke and Sleeves" by Elma Iona Locke, "Helps for Housekeepers" edited by Sally Lunn, "Menu Cards for St. Patrick's Day" by Agnes M. Choate, "Hostess and Guest" by Marjorie March, "Pretty Rose Designs for Filet Crochet" by Catherine Lee Carter, "Maltese Crochet," "Fresh Air for the Housewife: How Is She to Obtain Her Share?" by Doris Richards, "Church Embroidery" by Edith Robinson, "Make a Pretty Costume for Spring" by Alice Maxwell, "Priscilla Fashion Department" by Margaret Wellington, "A Roumanian Embroidered Waist" by Christine Ferry, "The Importance of Correct Corseting" by Clarice I. Wile, "Every-Day Home Problems: First Article. The Well Ordered Home" by Lucy A. Yendes, "Menus for Informal Entertaining" by Marjorie March, "Fish and Egg Dishes" by Fannie Merritt Farmer, "Beautiful Lace Accessories" by Nellie Clarke Brown, "Renovating Furniture" by Doris Richards, "Mother and Child" [parenting advice], "The Year and the Garden" by William D. Brinckle, "Priscilla's Dressing Table: Pretty Eyelashes and Brows" by Annette Beacon, and "Handsome Embroidered Centrepieces" by Helen Paige.