The Modern Priscilla: Fancy Work and Everyday Housekeeping. July 1913, Volume XXVII, No. 5.

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Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration titled "Chinese Girl Embroidering" that shows the girl in traditional Chinese dress making an embroidery. A folding screen in the background and a vase with flowers in the foreground. 10 1/4" x 14." Thirty-eight pages, complete. Many black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Inside of front cover has an ad for Cream of Wheat. Back cover has an ad for Mennen's Talcum Powder. 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: "Summer Frocks for Summer," "The Beautiful Crochet After the Heavy Venetian Lace Designs" by Lilian Barton Wilson, "Way in Which These Heavy Venise Laces May Be Used in Clothes" by Wilson, "Eight Different Collars Embroidered in Eight Different Ways" by Wilson, "A New Way to Use Punched Work with Darning" by Wilson, "Some Ideas for a Church Sale" by Martha Genung Stearns, "Crocheted Accessories to the Summer Toilet," "Hostess and Guest" by Marjorie March, "Embroideries on Mosaic Canvas" by Sally P. Moses, "New Raffia Work" by Mrs. William A. Dibble, "Priscilla Fashion Department," "Everyday Housekeeping: The Porch Affair" by Helen Davis, "How One Woman Made a Success at Dressmaking" by Zola Norris, "Cold Dishes for Hot Days" by Elizabeth L. Gilbert, "Helps for Housekeepers," The Business Girl Bride: Breakfast Dishes" by Helen Van Derveer, "Planning the Family Menus" by Margherita Osborn Osborne, "Saving the Middleman's Toll" by Enoch J. Mills, "Summer Fruits in Cookery" by Fannie Merritt Farmer, "'For Man Must Eat': Sun Cookery [by Georgette Waters]; In Raspberry Time [by Elma Iona Locke]," "The Home Beautiful: The Veranda" by Dorothy Verrill, "Summer Food for Children" by Maude Kent, and "Health and Beauty" by Annette Beacon.