The Modern Priscilla: Fancy Work and Everyday Housekeeping. September 1912, Volume XXVI, No. 7.

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Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration titled "Swiss Lace Maker" that shows a girl making lace near a window overlooking gray mountains. 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. 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. The following are some of the articles and features in this issue: "Mrs. Lilian Barton Wilson Joins Priscilla Staff," "Infant's Christening Robe" by Edmonia B. Johnson, "Some Lovely Punched Work Window Hangings" by Lilian Barton Wilson, "The Old English Applique Embroidery" by Wilson, "Some Lovely Openwork Centrepieces" by Wilson, "The New Neckwear for Girls" by Wilson, "Macrame Crochet" by Anna Wuerfel Brown, "Dainty Things for Christmas Gifts" by M. Alethea Warren, "New Designs in Italian Relief Embroidery," "Dame Hospitality in September" by Marjorie March, "Something New in Pierced Leather" by Nellie M. Pairpoint, "Luncheon Set in Punched Work," "Wild Rose Plate" by Harriet Cushman Wilkie, "Hat Trimming of Padded Tatting" by Jessie M. De Witt, "Bag of Artificial Leather" by Helen E. Stoddard, "Luncheon Set in Crochet and Novelty Braid" by A. L. Whitney, "Weaving Without a Loom" by Augusta Kortrecht, "Priscilla Fashion Department: Peerless Patterns," "'Everyday Housekeeping': How to Make Both Ends Meet" by Helen Louise Johnson, "Meat Substitutes" by Mrs. Minnie A. Emmons, "Helps for Housekeepers," "Sandwiches" by Fannie Merritt Farmer, "With Green Tomatoes" by Elma Iona Locke, "Mother and Child" [parenting advice]," "'For Man Must Eat': A Good Cut of Meat [by Mrs. H. R. Gott]; Light Gingerbread [by Lucia Noble]"; Spaghetti--Italian Fashion [by A. C. Wheelock], "The Obnoxious Feather Duster" by Maude C. Hathaway, "Gardening for Pleasure and Profit: Autumn Work in the Garden" by Clarence Sturgis, "The Kitchen and Its Daily Tasks," and "Beauty Secrets: Care of the Hair" by Jane Eliot.