127 entries in Silk & Handkerchief / Miscellaneous
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown The Handkerchief that will not Burn passed through flame without harm
1876 Modern Magic 237
Unknown Ring Dummy in Handkerchief improvement for glass vanish
1876 Modern Magic 369
Unknown Das Taschentuch als Sonnenschirm handkerchief spins on a stick, stunt
May. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 5) 69
Unknown Fragekasten making fire-proof silks
Mar. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 3) 48
Carl Willmann Das Pythagoras-Wunder cloth held up by performer with both hands, still things happen behind this screen, fake finger/third hand, ungaffed silk (finger on stick or wire)
Related toVariations Oct. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 10) 152
Unknown Das Pythagoras-Wunder cloth held up by performer with both hands, still things happen behind this screen, fake finger/third hand, ungaffed silk (finger on stick or wire)
Related toVariations July 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 1) 14
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Tuch- und Papierschnitzelkunststück No. 41, silk pushed in paper cylinder, glass with paper pieces vanishes and reappears in paper cylinder, then silk in glass instead of paper
1899 Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 114
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Romans Kartenfahne No. 47, three cards vanish from deck and reappear at flag/silk
1899 Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 128
Richard Pannwitz Das Tuch mit sieben Zipfeln Ein Abend in der "Berliner Amateur-Vereinigung für magische Kunst"
seven-cornered handkerchief
Related to Apr. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 4) 65
Richard Pannwitz Das Tuch mit sieben Zipfeln continuation of description
Related to May 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 5) 84
Charles T. Jordan A Handkerchief Hint foil in double handkerchief so it can be handled as bundle when balled up
1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 39
Edward Bagshawe The Circle of Coincidence five different-colored silks are put in envelopes and attached to a star stand, five color cards are shuffled and matched up with the silks, tray to switch cards
1924 Exclusive Problems in Magic 11
Edward Bagshawe A Tissue Paper Mystery number cards, one chosen, LIAR is seen on tissue paper, when turned over and AR removed, it reads 17 which is the chosen number
1924 Exclusive Problems in Magic 47
Stuart Robson Mental Coloring Telepathy in Silk six handkerchiefs, one is selected, medium enters room and knows which one
1931 The Book Without A Name 49
Lu Brent The Surprise Reverse Torn Card and Cigarette Trick Card torn into pieces and placed into handkerchief. Later a piece is found in a cigarette, which matches the card which has magically restored in the handkerchief with a corner missing
1932 Novel Magic 27
E. Leslie May A Handkerchief is Selected silks are put in unprepared bag and mixed, performer takes one out, force
1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 8
L. Vosburgh Lyons Prophecy Plus colored handkerchief and candle are chosen and predicted, see page 172 for improvement
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 21) 122
Charles T. Jordan The Spectral Seamstress name of person is magically sewn on handkerchief
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 21) 124
Unknown The Dancing Lady sight gag
1938 Greater Magic 611
Unknown Silk Stains cleaning
1938 Greater Magic 875
Unknown Jap Hank switching handkerchief
1939 Do That Again! 18
Robert Parrish Silks of a Color Follow Each Other two orange and two blue silks put in paper bag
  • Part One: spectator removes a silk, its color mate appears outside, only other color remains in bag
  • Part Two: knotted silk vanishes from magician's hand and reappears in bag
  • Part Three: repeat with variation
1939 Do That Again! 52
Oscar Weigle Silks Do As You Do three different colored silks for performer & spectator, spectator ties his silks in any order, performer predicted order with his silks
1939 Do That Again! 56
Oscar Weigle, Robert Parrish A Routine with Silks
1939 Do That Again! 62
E. D. Wolff Impromptu Change Bag folded napkin
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 76) 503
B. B. Low Card Vanish underneath Handkerchief dummy stick sewn in handkerchief
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 96) 593
Unknown A Comedy Interlude apparent production, thumb tip
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 128
Unknown Torn Pieces Vanish From Handkerchief gaffed handkerchief and thumb palm
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 280
Unknown Card Stamp secrets stamp to put imprint on handkerchief
1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 11
Hen Fetsch Transition holder for folded silk, clever
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 36) 149
Unknown The Little Bunny that Eats! forming Rabbit from handkerchief
1943 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 23
Unknown The Brassiere forming a bra with a handkerchief
1943 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 24
Unknown The Little Hindu forming a Hindu puppet with a handkerchief
1943 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 25
Unknown, Harold Denhart Miss Fatima hand puppet from handkerchief, ballet dancer
Related to 1943 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 25
Dr. R. Finkle Dr. Finkle's Mouse forming a mouse from a handkerchief
Related to 1943 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 27
Abril Lamarque Foiling the Gremlins gah when magic trick goes wrong, egg with silk inside bearing a message
May 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 12) 51
Jean Hugard Silks how to twirl a handkerchief, for making knots etc.
June 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 1) 55
William Larsen Fatima cane penetrates handkerchief and vice versa, handkerchief is twisted into ballerina
1945 My Best 319
John Booth Instant Handkerchief Spread folding method for large silks
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 365
Francis Carlyle One-Hand Silk Production with folding method
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 368
Bruce Elliott Odds On spectator guesses picture in buddha papers, color of handkerchief in a bag, which card is reversed in the deck, and which number is written on a paper, in a locket
1946 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 99) 400
Hen Fetsch Undercover Soaft Soap idea, washing routine with panties and handkerchiefs
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 22
Bert Kalmar Spooky Monkey Business gag with handkerchief
1949 Over the Coffee Cups 17
Unknown Saucy and Lady making impromptu puppet of old lady with handkerchief and cigarette
1949 Over the Coffee Cups 18
Bob Fisher Silk Production Stand seven handkerchiefs are produced, using a stand
1953 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953) 40
Karrell Fox Celebrities pun
1954 Kornfidentially Yours 31
Karrell Fox A Kornsilk Production humorous printings for big silks
Related toVariations 1954 Kornfidentially Yours 42
Brian MacCarthy Hank Dropper coin dropped inside folded handkerchief can be stolen out
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 49
Brian MacCarthy Hank Dropper coin dropped inside folded handkerchief can be stolen out
Also published here 1956 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 336) 153
Leonard Austin An Idea or Two idea for transforming a vacuum bottle case into a flag vase and for the Good Night Banner
1956 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 27
Bert Allerton The Rabbit handkerchief fold into a rabbit
Related to 1958 The Close-Up Magician 50
Bert Allerton The Little Hindu fold into a figur
1958 The Close-Up Magician 52
Oran Bailey Dent Trickities II more ideas
  • Scarf Tray (scarf on table to reduce mess of confetti etc.)
  • Portable Flash Pot Filament
  • Simplicity Card Box (to vanish or produce a card, Z-Fold)
  • Wallpaper Decoration
1959 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959) 5
Charlie Miller Sun and Moon borrowed handkerchief, center sections transpose
Related to 1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 81
North Bigbee Ribbon Kno four different colored ribbons with safety pins, color is divined behind back and blindfolded
1961 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 361) 273
Lee Wayne You, Too, Can Tie a Turban how to make a hindu turban
1962 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 61
Eugene Gloye S&H Green Stamp Silk silk looks like stamp
1964 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1963-64) 20
Al Baker Silk Divination spectator touches silk while performer is out of the room, performer knows which one, assistant
May 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 7) 34
Georg Heubeck Pavel You Say! two spectators select one of three silks, predicted, with variation by Fulves
Inspired by
  • a silk prediction (Pavel, Abra #1107)
Oct. 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 12) 130
Brian MacCarthy Handkerchief Fold things dropped inside can be stolen out
May 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 7) 336
Pavel The Ribbon Prediction three ribbons with different colors, selected color is predicted, with a letter file
1970ca. Successful Magic 5
Jack Chanin TV Surprise coins and other things appear from silk
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 167
Billy McComb The Seven-Cornered Hanky
1972 I Did It My Way 9
Arthur Setterington Pretty as a Picture picture formed with silks, produced from a Drawer Box
1972 Straight Line Mysteries 16
Unknown Final Comico gag with handkerchief, to finish show
1973 Aprenda Ud. Magia 109
Cicardi Telep-a-Bill handkerchief switch
1973 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 81) 403
Bob Read Bob's Business for the Handkerchief Rabbit gag addition
Inspired by 1974 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 1) 5
Patrick Page 7. An Impromptu Puppet with a handkerchief and rubber bands
Related to 1974 Ten Thoughts on Close-Up 5
Unknown Another Double Handkerchief sewn in cardboard disc
1974 Tricks with Handkerchiefs 37
Patrick Page The Handkerchief Puppet with a handkerchief and rubber bands
Related to 1974 Tricks with Handkerchiefs 43
Unknown The Rabbit Puppet from handkerchief
Related to 1974 Tricks with Handkerchiefs 44
Unknown Fatima the Dancer
Related to 1974 Tricks with Handkerchiefs 46
Unknown The Magic Mouse
Related to 1974 Tricks with Handkerchiefs 48
Unknown How to Make a Parachute
1974 Tricks with Handkerchiefs 56
Patrick Page Another Amusing Little Item gag for handkerchief with a hole
Also published here 1974 Tricks with Handkerchiefs 59
Jan Torell Torell Handkerchief Fold brief, small bundle to make it appear
1975 Magic by Jan Torell 12
Jan Torell A Clip for a Silk holder
1975 Magic by Jan Torell 12
Lady Valerie Mental Silks prediction of a color, handkerchief with knot
1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 132) 657
Unknown Cruzado Mágico con Servilleta folding a bra with a handkerchief, gag
Also published here 1975 Magia en el Bar 31
Brian MacCarthy Handkerchief Fold as a change bag
1975 Bennett's Best 44
Karrell Fox Clip'nsnip Art rag picture, squares of felt cut and trimmed and arranged in some picture
1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 175
Karrell Fox "Sillysilk" Hats silks tied onto spectator's heads for colorful stage presence
1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 187
Jim Ryan Fatima was a Dancer hand puppet from handkerchief, ballet dancer
Related to 1977 Lecture Notes Bar Magic 16
Harry Lorayne The Asbestos-Handkerchief Routine cigarette does not burn handkerchief with coin in it, then cigarette through handkerchief with paper cover
1977 The Magic Book 252
David Hoy, Tom Craven Psi-Handkerchief five different colored handkerchiefs in five glasses, prediction of one color
1979 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 226) 1129
Unknown Silk Chain Prediction
1980 Curioser 51
El Duco Visible Transfer white and red plastic rings are put into bags with silks with same colors, rings change places behind back
1980 El Duco's Lecture Notes 13
Unknown Hocus Pocus Puppet No. 33, hand puppet from handkerchief
1981 Self-Working Table Magic 42
Karl Fulves, Martin Gardner Comedy Vanish No. 70, pencil under handkerchief vanishes and appears in mouth
1981 Self-Working Table Magic 84
Brian MacCarthy, J. W. Sarles The MacCarthy Hank Fold No. 72, marked coin among several coins in handkerchief penetrates fabric
1981 Self-Working Table Magic 86
Unknown Invisible Ink No. 93, pen vanishes under handkerchief
1981 Self-Working Table Magic 117
Thomas Alan Waters Backhand switching an object behind a cloth, fake third hand
1982 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 289
John Ferrentino Revenge of the 20 Foot Silk Worm spectacle with vanishing silk, in the end reappears on the end of long spring silk worm
1983 The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 2 130
Brian MacCarthy Hank Dropper without credit, different ideas
1983 Je geschickter desto Zauberer 19
Unknown The Flame Thru the Hanky flame of lighter is moved around handkerchief, no harm
1984 Magic from the Parade #1 6
Jan Torell Aufrollen eines Tuches handkerchief fold, brief, small bundle to make it appear
1984 Rund um den Zaubertisch 33
Steve Beam Leftovers on Dexter Cleveland, Harry Anderson, Doug Henning, The Jinx, optical illusions, a gag for introducing a handkerchief to a modern audience
1985 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 9) 160
Karl Fulves Helium glass covered with silk, pen or other items pushed in glass with silk shoot out again
Also published here 1987 Contemporary Handkerchief Magic - Part One 2
Karl Fulves Holdup valuables vanish from folded handkerchief (ungaffed) and appear from paper bag
Related toAlso published here 1987 Contemporary Handkerchief Magic - Part One 19
Karl Fulves Black Belt silk initialed and mixed with other silks, tossed up and signed one caught with belt à la card sword, suggestion with other objects
1987 Contemporary Handkerchief Magic - Part Two 55
Unknown Threading the Needle No. 1, loop made around thumb, other end of silk magically threaded in
1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 3
Unknown Comedy Production No. 2, item materialized under handkerchief, it's a finger, then pencil appears
1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 6
Martin Gardner The Mouse No. 31, folding mouse out of handkerchief, "The following description, made available by Martin Gardner, is the first complete account to appear in print."
1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 87
Unknown Matchmaker No. 38, three different-colored silks for performer and spectator, performer blindfolded, spectator lifts a silk and performer lifts one of same color, stooge
1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 113
Karl Fulves Match Mates No. 39, two spectators move three different-colored silks or objects around and matches occur
1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 115
Unknown Triple Prophecy No. 40, three different-colored silks knotted in box, spectator names order, they come out that way
1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 117
Unknown Willie No. 55, folding mouse or cat out of handkerchief
1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 163
Unknown The Rabbit No. 56, folding rabbit out of handkerchief
1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 165
Karl Fulves He Found It! No. 57, rabbit folded from handkerchief finds one card chosen out of four and bites off corner
1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 168
Mark Young The Invisible Hair handkerchief as rabbit puppet around hand, somewhat animated
Also published here 1991 Garrett Does The U.K. 12
Dan Garrett The Invisible Hair handkerchief as rabbit puppet around hand, somewhat animated
Also published here 1992 Garrett In The U.S.A. 12
Karrell Fox Karrell's Korny Komments Silks humorous printings on silks
Related to 1995 Much Ado About Something 156
Yuji Yamamoto Verschwindende Daumenspitze production of a handkerchief inside another handkerchief, sucker element for magicians
1996 Ideen von Yuji Yamamoto 38
Billy McComb The Seven-Cornered Handkerchief performer proves that a silk has seven corner by tying them in pairs
Inspired by
  • Hatton & Plate's "Magicians' Tricks and How They Are Done"
  • Stanyon's Magic, August 1913, Vol. 13 No. 11
Related to
1997 Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 6) 1
J. T. Knight Hue Clue three different-colored silk in three glasses, one chosen, another spectator divines the choice
Related to 2000 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 4) 102
Charlie Miller A Left-Handed Hank Has Seven Corners performer proves that a silk has seven corner by tying them in pairs
Related to 2001 Left-Handed Hank 11
Stewart James Silkscreen (1991) Handkerchief levitates with a folded screen as a backdrop
2007 The Essential Stewart James 59
Stewart James Go Go Vanisher Handkerchief used to vanish small objects
Also published here
  • marketed by Harold Sterling, 1947
2007 The Essential Stewart James 67
Patrick Page Meeeoooow wet handkerchief is produced from a canister, wet cat joke
2011 Magic Page by Page 284
Patrick Page Colour Blind? three different colored silks change order, joker
2011 Magic Page by Page 285
Patrick Page Pocket Magic gag with handkerchief
2011 Magic Page by Page 299
Patrick Page A Hole in One gag for handkerchief with a hole
Also published here 2011 Magic Page by Page 299
Unknown Rare Rabbit Bit rabbit folded from handkerchief
2011 Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 44
Unknown Poultry In Motion chicken formed from handkerchief
2011 Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 46
Unknown A Powerful Blow! gag, blowing nose with handkerchief
2011 Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 48
Unknown Spoork spoon transforms into fork when rolled in handkerchief
2011 Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 56
Stewart James Go Go Vanisher
2014 Schlaglichter 130