The Modern Priscilla. May 1914, Volume XXVIII, No. 3.

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Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration by George W. Colby of two women holding a plaid blanket or tablecloth in front of a sun window. 10 1/4" x 14." Fifty-eight 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 S. J. Parrett that shows a young child finishing a bowl of the porridge with the Cream of Wheat chef standing behind him; "The Proof Is in the Eating." is printed below the image. 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: "Embroidery Stitches and Methods of Work: Sixteenth Article" by Mrs. Archibald H. Christie, "The Neighbor" by Thomas Dreier, "Counterpane in Filet and Relief Crochet" by Mrs. A. O. L. Wertman, "Colonial Knot Stitch Embroidery on Dimities" by Lilian Barton Wilson, "Burlap Embroideries for the Bungalow" by Mabel H. Rand, "Collars and Cuffs in Hedebo Embroidery: Showing Some Unique Shapes" by Sonja Danfeldt, "Raffia Hat Making" by Henrietta C. Walker, "With the May Hostess" by Marjorie March, "Stenciled Pillows" by Lillian E. Davis, "Effective Borders in Darning" by Helen Durward, "Reproducing Pictures on Glass" by Beatrice Brooks, "Crochet for Household Linens," "Bib and Cap in Filet" by Virginia Sheppard, "Crocheted Lace for Round Lunch Cloth" by Bessie Jett Rea, "Tatting Combined with Braid" by Gwen Keys, "Embroidered on Batiste and Net" by Harriet Webb, "Knitted Kimono Sweater" by Elsa Barsaloux, "Dining-Room Linens" by Priscilla Art Department, "Priscilla Fashion Department: Of Practical Patterns," "The Home Dressmaker: Soft and Summery" by Cathleen Cameron, "Everyday Housekeeping: The May Day Breakfast or Luncheon" by Mary H. Northend, "Restaurant Keeping in the Public Schools: What It Is Doing for Child Welfare" by Fred Harvey, "The Broader Housekeeping: Shall We Buy Bottled Products" by Winnifred Harper Cooley, "Helps for Housekeepers," "Celebrating the Tenth Anniversary: The Tin Wedding" by Helen Van Derveer, "Making the Best of Your Home: The Possibilities of Curtains" by Margaret Rutherford, "Dinner-Pail Cookery" by Mary Winslow Bates, "With the Casserole" by Fannie Merritt Farmer, "Ye Bungalow" by E. Lundborg, "Mother Problems" by Maude Kent, "Putting Away Winter Clothes" by Ann Guilbert Mahon, "What Dorothy Learned About Housekeeping," and "Stenciled Household Articles" by Bessie Jeannette Howard.