67 entries in Silk & Handkerchief / Destroyed & Restored
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Le Mouchoir Marqué, Coupé, Déchiré & Raccommodé marked, cut and burnt handkerchief is restored again, with a table
1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 6
Unknown The Transformed Handkerchief "one of Herrmann's favourite tricks", borrowed handkerchief transforms into pieces, reappears in produced lemon, burned and restored once more
Related to 1876 Modern Magic 246
Unknown The Handkerchief cut up, burnt, and finally found in a Candle with assistant
1876 Modern Magic 249
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Vanishing Pocket Handkerchief, found in a Candle borrowed handkerchief burned, then inside candle
1876 Modern Magic 470
Bland A Saucepan to Cook a Handkerchief pan with secrets compartment
1890 More Magic 233
Carl Willmann Der Zauberstab und seine verschiedenen Präparationen about the magic wand and some gaffed versions
  • hollow wand to produce silk
  • hollow wand with section of handkerchief for destroyed & restored routines
Jan. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 1) 2
Unknown Der moderne Phönix handkerchief ends up torn when held by spectator, then to changes into string of pieces tied together, then vanishes and reappears in fruit, then burned and restored
Related to Feb. 1898 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 8) 119
Unknown Das mysteriöse Loch im Taschentuch hole apparently cut into borrowed handkerchief, one can see the performer's sleeve through the hole, restored
May 1898 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 11) 169
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Die Vernichtung und die Herstellung No. 5, two borrowed handkerchiefs, one is cut up by performer and one by spectator, performer restores his, spectator's is still destroyed, it is shot on a cigar box with a pistol and appears restored therein
1899 Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 26
Frank Kennard The Sun and Moon Trick with Handkerchiefs centers cut out of two handkerchiefs, centers restored into wrong handkerchiefs, then fixed
1902 The Modern Conjurer 207
Carl Willmann Das Loch im Taschentuch cut and restored borrowed handkerchief, spectator's can apparently see through it, really piece put on top of same fabric as performer's clothing
Jan. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 1) 5
Unknown The Handkerchief Cut and Restored (Modern Method)
1903 Later Magic 319
Carl Willmann Die Taschentuchmühle borrowed handkerchief cut up in mill apparatus
July 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 7) 107
Edward Bagshawe Cutting Thro' a Silk silk cut in paper tube and restored
1924 Exclusive Problems in Magic 16
Lu Brent Coin Through Cut and Restored Hanky Coin is wrapped in hankerchief, hole is cut in handkerchief and coin is removed from hole, hole is then restored
1932 Novel Magic 6
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Burned and Restored Handkerchief borrowed
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 54
Sam Leo Horowitz The Best Handkerchief Gimmick: The Coin and the Handkerchief a tube
1938 Greater Magic 585
Sam Leo Horowitz The Burning Table Cloth or Napkin using tube gimmick
1938 Greater Magic 590
Jean Hugard Introduction - Extempore Magic essay on impromptu magic, special props and magic that happens as a side note, with examples by Tarbell
1939 The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 11
Jean Hugard Mutilation billiard ball penetrates borrowed handkerchief, for repeat it gets stuck and handkerchief is cut and burned, then restored (Hanky Panky)
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Summer Extra 1939) 413
Chester Morris The Fate of the Fabric borrowed handkerchief smudged and destroyed, then restored
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 58) 417
Eddie Joseph "Es-Ta" Burnt and Restored Handkerchief in spectator's hands
1939 Strictly Magic 12
Unknown Burning a Borrowed Handkerchief center of handkerchief is bruned and restored, thumb tip
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 122
Greer Marechal Jr. Streamlined Hoffmann
Inspired by 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 19) 81
Danny Morris, Doc Hurwitz Betch
  • bar bet, predicting which side lands up, when tossing a match box
  • betting burning a handkerchief without injuring it
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 21) 89
Unknown 6 - Cut and Restored Handkerchief using Two-Way Paper Cone (page 86)
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 88
Jean Hugard The Serpent Handkerchief (Continued from November Issue)
Related to Dec. 1943 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 7) 27
Unknown Ultra Wacky cut and restored handkerchief, bluff
Related to 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 27) 111
Jean Hugard The Serpent Handkerchief lemon appears, handkerchief in paper changes with fruit of lemon, to dry handkerchief it's held over a candle where it is burnt and eventually found in wrapping paper
Related to Nov. 1943 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 6) 22
Unknown The Indestructible Handkerchief prop effect with wooden frame
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 329
Jean Hugard The Penetrating Billiard Ball ball penetrating silk, with cut and restored handkerchief element
Dec. 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 7) 87
Bob Hanko Indestructo handkerchief is tied over mouth of a glass and both put into a paper bag, then a knife is pushed through bag and handkerchief, handkerchief is unharmed and a silk is found in the glass
Also published here 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 83) 337
Milbourne Christopher Fire and Water foulard burned and restored, bowl of water produced
Jan. 1946 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 8) 184
Unknown Hindu Turban Mystery long cloth band
Related to 1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 282
U. F. Grant Grant's Mutilated Hanky borrowed handkerchief, ink spots, cut up, then restored
Apr. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 7) 13
George E. Arrowsmith With a Smile! ink and stains on handkerchief vanish
Inspired by
  • Cecil Lyle's "Handkerchief, Ink and Turnip Trick"
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 303) 11
Unknown The Hindu Turban Mystery cut and restored turban cloth
Related to 1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 334
Charlie Miller, David Devant A Lesson in Magic with assistant, one claims to teach "handkerchief to lemon", handkerchief changes to small pieces, to ribbon, then to lemon, handkerchief inside, center cut out of two handkerchiefs, mismade handkerchief restoration, handkerchief to liquid, restored handkerchiefs reappear
1961 An Evening with Charlie Miller 41
Lee Wayne A Smart Opening part of Wayne's drunk act, routine with cigarette, silk and appearing glass, using Ireland's Giant Match
1962 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 59
Jack Chanin Rip-o coin torn through borrowed handkerchief
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 407
Phoa Yan Tiong Cut & Restored Silk bluff
Variations 1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 7
Eddie Joseph Sleek Burnt & Restored Hanky
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 252
Phoa Yan Tiong, Harry Lorayne, Tony Spina Phoa's Cut and Restored Silk bluff
Inspired by 1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 312
Bob Hanko Indestructo handkerchief is tied over mouth of a glass and both put into a paper bag, then a knife is pushed through bag and handkerchief, handkerchief is unharmed and a silk is found in the glass
Also published here Oct. 1974 Intermagic (Vol. 2 No. 2) 38
Patrick Page The Cut and Restored Handkerchief classic
1974 Tricks with Handkerchiefs 40
Faucett Ross Cut, Burnt and Restored Handkerchief Centre of handkerchief is cut off, edges are burnt, fuses it back onto the handkerchief
1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 37
Faucett Ross Sun and Moon Two handkerchiefs of different colors, cut centre out and restored but restored wrongly
1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 110
Karrell Fox Pyromaniact borrowed handkerchief is torched and restored
1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 149
Patrick Page The Burnt Handkerchief
1976 The Big Book of Magic 172
Unknown Fire Globe "Caracelli Vase", object is burnt in small vase and returns unharmed
1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 204
Ali Bongo Simple Silk Cut handkerchief in folded paper
1983 1983 10
Stan Allen Sealed Cutter silk placed in envelope with both ends produding
1983 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 2 113
Joe Scott, Mike O'Dowd The Poco Presto Dazzler center of handkerchief is burnt and restored again
1984 Magic from the Parade #1 7
Bruce Cervon, Al Koran Hanky Panky? borrowed handkerchief is burned and restored, then coins and a filled wine glass appear
Also published here 1985 (ca.) Tricks of Conjuring 1
Jeanne van Zandt Cut Up No. 48, two silks cut in half in paper tube and restored
1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 139
Terri Rogers The Cut, Restored and Expanding Handkerchief
Also published here 1988 More Secrets 75
Phoa Yan Tiong, Karl Fulves Ultra Cut No. 49, bluff restoration
Inspired byRelated to 1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 141
Karrell Fox "Silkut" silk in paper tube cut and restored
1988 My Latest Book 110
Karl Fulves Cut and Restored chapter intro
1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 135
David Williamson Beelzebub's Blade napkin ripped by knife, restores and knife vanishes
1989 Williamson's Wonders 83
Terri Rogers Das Zerschnittene, Wiederhergestellte & Wachsende Tuch
Also published here July 1989 Intermagic (Vol. 14 No. 4&5) 184
Jean Garance Eine Seidentücher-Routine handkerchief routine
  • color change
  • cut and restored
  • Twentieth Century Silks
  • Blendo
  • production of object / animal
1990 Jean Garance 29
Bruce Cervon, Al Koran Hanky Panky borrowed handkerchief is burned and restored, then coins and a filled wine glass appear
Also published here 1990 Ultra Cervon 97
Roy Johnson Eine magische Lektion borrowed handkerchief changes into destroyed pieces, pieces put in paper bag, they change into ribbon, then in lemon, handkerchief is in lemon but with hole, put in cloth bag, part of the fabric transposes from bag to handkerchief, finally it appears on head of performer or assistant under hat
Nov. 1993 Intermagic (Vol. 18 No. 2) 58
Al Koran Hanky Panky Routine described by Lewis Ganson, borrowed handkerchief is burned and restored, then coins and a filled wine glass appear
  • 1. Ein Bleistift durchdringt das Taschentuch
  • 2. Verbranntes und wieder hergestelltes Taschentuch
  • 3. Zerschnittenes und wiederhergestelltes Taschentuch (Jack Chanin)
  • 4. Fortwährende Münzenproduktion aus Tuch (Jack Chanin)
  • 5. Produktion einer Zigarette und eines Feuerzeugs
  • 6. Produktion eines Glases Wein (Jardine Ellis)
1996 Intermagic (Vol. 20 No. 1) 27
David Kaye Presidential Mis-Made Flag Three silks fuse to form American flag, with comedy routine
2005 Seriously Silly 77
Paul Vigil The Phantom Returns "or Ripping the Fabric of Space-Time"
safety pin pinned through handkerchief and ripped out, repeats
  • Phase 1: The Fabric of Space-Time
  • Phase 2: You Decide
  • Phase 3: Lies are Made from Whole Cloth
Inspired by 2017 The Doors of Deception 103