The Modern Priscilla: Fancy Work and Everyday Housekeeping. September 1913, Volume XXVII, No. 7.

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Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration of a woman wearing a traditional Dutch outfit who sits a chair making an embroidery. 10 1/4" x 14." Fifty-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 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: "The Popular Filet Crochet" by Mrs. F. W. Kettelle, "First Layette for the New Baby" by Lilian Barton Wilson, "Five New Designs for Corset Covers" by Wilson, "Stencil Work" by Elma S. Ritter, "Looking Forward to Christmas," "Hostess and Guest" by Marjorie March, "Embroideries for the Living-Room or Veranda" by Alice E. Manning, "Tea Napkins" by Ethelyn J. Morris, "Tatted Coat Collar" by Etta D. Burnham, "Battenberg Lace for Curtains," "The Practical Side of Filet" by Belle Robinson, "Decorated Plates for Children" by Mary Turner Barrows, "Priscilla Embroideries for Priscilla Fashions" by Sally Pearson Moses, "Priscilla Fashion Department: Of Practical Patterns, "The Home Dressmaker: The Fashionable Drop Shoulder" by Cathleen Cameron, "Everyday Housekeeping: The Value of Cheese in Everyday Diet," "American Women as Municipal Housekeepers: An Article Setting Forth the Progress of the Women Who Are Not Waiting for Suffrage" by Harriet Brunkhurst, "Delicate Sea Gelatine Desserts" by Mrs. M. A. Emmons, "Helps for Housekeepers," "The School Lunch" by Laura R. Talbot, "For Winter's Use" by Fannie Merritt Farmer, "The Home Beautiful: Little Things in a Room" by Dorothy Verrill, "Serving Cereals" by Sally P. Moses, "The Beginning of Garden Work" by Myrta Margaret Higgins, "Mother Problems" by Maude Kent, and "Health and Beauty" by Mrs. C. Eleanor Mather, and "Table Pieces in Bulgarian Embroidery."