The Modern Priscilla. October 1914, Volume XXVIII, No. 8.

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Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration of a woman in an orange dress embroidering on a floral armchair with a cat next to her. 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 Edward V. Brewer. 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: "How to Earn a Living by Crocheting Lace" by Nancy Burton, "Breakfast Cloth in Mosaic Cross-Stitch" by F. Beulah Kellogg, "Towels" by Edmonia B. Johnson, "Filet Crochet Border for Tea Cloth and Doily" by Emma McFarland, "Timely Suggestions for Christmas Gifts Requiring a Small Amount of Time and Skill" by the Priscilla Art Department, "An Auto Coat and Bonnet" by Beatrice Brooks, "Frolics for Hallowe'en" by Marjorie March, "Irish Crochet Neckwear," "Gifts for the Auto-Girl" by Priscilla Art Department, "Crochet Gifts for Men" by Elsa Barsaloux, "Child's Knitted Bonnet and Jacket" by Mrs. Robert C. Inslee, "For the Baby: Suggestions for Christmas Gifts," "The Popular Organdy Neckwear," "Bedroom Set in Pompadour Rose Design" by Sonja Danfeldt, "Tatting for Table Linens" by May Rice, "Decorated Crocks and Baking Dishes" by Elizabeth MacKenzie Roth, "Heavy Cut-Work Embroidery," "Priscilla Fashion Department: Of Practical Patterns," "Colored Embroideries" by Ethelyn J. Morris, "Everyday Housekeeping: Bringing Down the Bills" by Christine Terhune Herrick, "Children's Food: Practical Advice Where It Is Seldom Given and Much Needed" by Mabel Perrin Titus, "Hallowe'en in the Gingerbread World" by Mary Harrod Northend, "Helps for Housekeepers," "The Breakfast Cereal" by Marion Stilwell, "The Delectable Oyster" by Fannie Merritt Farmer, "Priscilla Club of Domestic Science for Everyday Housekeepers" by Henrietta D. Grauel, "Near-Meats for the Near-Rich" by Clara E. Wells, "Bats and Cats Candle Shades: A Halloween Party" by Carrie D. McComber, "Dorothy's Housekeeping Experiences," "Mother Problems" by Maude Kent, "Christmas Gifts That Grow: One Solution of the Xmas Problem" by Warren Mason, and "Coronation Rose Embroidery" by Mabel Howard Rand.