The Modern Priscilla: Autumn Fashion Number. October 1913, Volume XXVII, No. 8.

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Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration of a women being fitted in a fine dress while she stands in front of a mirror. 10 1/4" x 14." Seventy pages, complete. Many black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Inside of front cover has an ad for Cream of Wheat illustrated by Leslie Thrasher. Back cover has an ad for Old Dutch Cleanser. 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: "Counterpane with Inserts of Filet Crochet" by Anna Wuerfel Brown, "The Newest Designs in Neckwear: Showing the Adaptation of a Garniture to a Blouse" by Lilian Barton Wilson, "The Christmas Handkerchiefs and Embroidered Toilette Cases" by Wilson, "Colored Embroideries for the Home" by Sonja Danfelt, "Embroideries for the Wee Baby" by Edmonia B. Johnson, "Luncheon Linens" by Ethelyn J. Morris, "Hostess and Guest" by Marjorie March, "Tea Aprons of Muslin and Embroidery" by Ethelyn J. Morris, "Bead Jewelry" by Mrs. T. E. Spear and Belle Robinson, "Oval Serving Trays" by Miss M. L. McIntyre, "Macrame Bags with Ivory Rings" by Belle Robinson, "A New Stock and Jabot" by Mary E. Fitch, "Useful Little Gifts" by Priscilla Art Department, "Dainty Articles for Christmas Giving" by the Priscilla Design Department, "Teaset: Conventional Rose Design" by Jessie L. Williams and Harriet Cushman Wilkie, ""Knitted Doilies" by Mrs. E. S. Richardson, "Dainty Waist Garniture in Irish Crochet" by Eliza A. Taylor, "Guest Towels" by Virginia Sheppard, "Guest Towels with Filet Crochet Borders" by Mrs. F. W. Kettelle, "Practical Gifts for the Housewife," "Tatted Collar and Cuff Set" by Fannie M. Miller, "Priscilla Fashion Department: Of Practical Patterns," "The Home Dressmaker: Eponge Skirt in Three Gores" by Cathleen Cameron, "Everyday Housekeeping: What Is Bread?" by Helen Louise Johnson, "The Home in Its Relation to School" by Florence Milner, "Celebrating the Wedding Anniversary: The Paper Wedding" by Helen Van Derveer, "Helps for Housekeepers," "Away-from-Home Lunches" by Helen Labagh Johnson, "Bread" by Fannie Merritt Farmer [recipes], "Out of the Molasses Jug" by Helen Van Derveer, "The Home Beautiful: Some Less Usual Rooms" by Dorothy Verrill, "Priscilla Club of Domestic Science for Everyday Housekeepers" by Henrietta D. Grauel, "Trim Your Own Hat" by Madame Eleanor, "Mother's Rainy Day Helper" by Grace W. Ripley (Teacher of Domestic Art and Design), "Mother Problems" by Maude Kent, "Health and Beauty" by Mrs. C. Eleanor Mather, "A Modern Hallowe'en Party" by Nana French Bickford, and "Everyday Gardening: Planting Bulbs and Potting Plants" by Myrta Margaret Higgins.