The Modern Priscilla: Fancy Work and Everyday Housekeeping. August 1913, Volume XXVII, No. 6.

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Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration of two women by a fountain; one watches the other sew an embroidery by hand. 10 1/4" x 14." Thirty-four 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 Canthrox Shampoo. 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: "Irish Crochet Sailor Collar in Blackberry Design" by Anna Wuerfel Brown, "The Little Girl's Summer Frocks: How They May Be Embroidered" by Lilian Barton Wilson, "Cases for the Bride and Cases for the Groom" by Wilson, "Five Beautiful Embroidered Aprons" by Wilson, "Novel Embroideries" by Sarah Pearson, "Useful Bags and Cases" by the Priscilla Art Department, "Hostess and Guest" by Marjorie March, "Crocheted Bag" by Belle Ulp, "Child's Bread and Milk Set" by Mary Turner Barrows, "Three Doilies" by Lois T. Rice, "Crocheted Waist Set and Hatpin" by Mary E. Fitch, "Priscilla Fashion Department: Of Practical Patterns," "Everyday Housekeeping: Helps for the Afternoon Tea" by Mary Harrod Northend, "Helps for Housekeepers," "The Business Girl Bride: Leftovers" by Helen Van Derveer, "Good Thing for the Picnic Luncheon" by Marian C. Kellar, "'For Man Must Eat': Inexpensive Ices Easily Prepared [by M. C. K.]; The Emergency Shelf [by Jean B. Stewart], "In Season: Receipts for Peaches, Pears and Apples" by Fannie Merritt Farmer, "Saving Money on Home Repairs" by Charles K. Farrington, "The Kitchen and Its Daily Tasks," and "My Ideal Sewing Room" by Gussie T. Smith.