The Modern Priscilla: A Fancy-Work Magazine. September 1911, Volume XXV, No. 7.

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Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration by G. Patrick Nelson of a woman wearing a blue hair ribbon and embroidering a floral design. 10 1/4" x 14." Fifty 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 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: "Handsome Crocheted Counterpane" by Selma Eberbach, "Carrying Baskets for Marketing, Picnicking and Flower Gathering: Fourth Lesson in Basketry" by Sallie G. Fitzgerald, "Crocheted Borders for Centrepieces and Doilies" by Lola Burks Hettich, Novelties for Christmas" by Alethea Warren, "Embroidered Neckwear: Practical Suggestions for Christmas," "Towels for Gift Making" by Christine Ferry, "Linen Luncheon Set: Designs for Square Cloths and Napkins" by Ethelyn J. Morris, "Kindergarten in the Home: What the Busy Mother Can Do to Direct the Activities of the Four-year-old Stay-at-Home Child" by Jane Arnold, "The Simple Bedroom: Fifth Article on Home Decoration" by Lilian Barton Wilson, "Hostess and Guest" by Marjorie March, "Colored Studies" by Edward A. Page, "Some New Tatted Neckwear" by Lucia Noble, "A Coin Handkerchief" by Mrs. F. L. Merritt, "Priscilla Fashion Department: Peerless Patterns," "Experiences of a Home Dressmaker: Making a Fancy Blouse" by Cathleen Cameron, "A Talk on Embroidered Waists" by Inez E. Fox, "Meat Substitutes" by Fannite Merritt Farmer, "The Children's Hour: Stories for the Little Ones" by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey, "Mother and Child" [parenting advice], "Priscilla's Dressing Table: Rose-leaf Complexions" by Annette Beacon, "Crocheted Scarf Shawl" by S. C., "An Exquisite Bureau Scarf," "The Latest Fashion Developments in Corsets" by Clarice I. Wile, "Stenciled Pillows" by Agnes M. Choate, "Marketing the Home Woman's Product" by Mary Madeline Wood [article about the Woman's Exchange], and "Embroidered Centrepieces" by Catherine Lee Carter.