The Modern Priscilla: Annual Gift Number. November 1913, Volume XXVII, No. 9.

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Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration of a women in an orange and dress making an embroidery of matching colors while she sits on a cushion. 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 Wallace that shows a young boy eating the porridge while the Cream of Wheat chef stands nearby. Back cover has an ad for the Youth's Companion. 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: "Crocheted Breakfast Jacket" by Elsa Barsaloux, "A Lovely Set of Bedroom Linens: Designs Italian in Feeling" by Lilian Barton Wilson, "Embroideries Suitable for Furniture Tops" by Wilson, "Novel Effects in Tatting" by Mrs. Milton French, "Christmas Suggestions in Cut Leather" by Fanny V. Cross, "Stenciled Furnishings for a Girl's Room" by Jessie Tarbox Beals, "Christmas Gifts for Sister" by Sally Pearson Moses, "Hostess and Guest" by Marjorie March, "Muskmelon Seed and Bead Bag" by Isabella B. Denny, "Towels with Borders in Oriental Drawn-work" by Harriet Webb and Flora L. Nickerson, "Venetian Crochet Collar and Cuffs: Leaf Design" by Anna Wuerfel Brown and Mrs. S. L. Dodd, "Two Baskets for Holiday Gifts" by Sallie G. Fitzgerald, "Wood Staining: Roses and Bumble Bees" by Nellie M. Pairpoint, "Crochet Pincushions," "Dainty Pincushions and Bags," "For Card Players" by Alice F. Rea [designs for card tables and other card-playing accessories such as a bag for holding playing cards], "Christmas Breakfast Shawls" by Elsa Barsaloux, "Crocheted Candle Shades" by Mrs. E. J. Rea, "Effective Table Runner and Pillow" by Alice E. Manning, "Crocheted Nut and Candy Baskets" by Alice Waddell Simpson, "Gifts for the Little Newcomer," "Gifts for Grandmother" by Lily Magens-Bunting, "Priscilla Fashion Department: Of Practical Patterns," "The Home Dressmaker: A Coat f or Town and Country" by Cathleen Cameron, "Embroideries for Priscilla Fashions" by the Priscilla Art Department, "Everyday Housekeeping: Entertaining the Thanksgiving Guest" by Helen Van Derveer, "Providing a Real Home for $250.00" by Helen Duey, "The Cheaper Cuts of Meat: What They Are--Are They Worth While?--How They May Be Prepared" by Helen Louise Johnson, "Helps for Housekeepers," "'For Man Must Eat': Easily Frozen Dessers [by Annah N. True]; Grandmother's Doughnuts [by Fanny S. Stone]," "When Meats Are High" by Fannie Merritt Farmer, "Priscilla Club of Domestic Science for Everyday Housekeepers" by Henrietta D. Grauel, "The Home Beautiful: Rooms for the Son and Daugter" by Dorothy Verrill, "Nut Recipes" by Eleanor Robbins Wilson, "Little Journeys in Foreign Lands: A Church Fair" by Pansy Meek, "Mother Problems" by Maude Kent, "Health and Beauty: Relaxation" by C. Eleanor Mather, and "Handsome New Embroideries for the Living Room."