117 entries in Silk & Handkerchief / Penetration of Other Objects
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Das dematerialisierte Taschentuch silk through leg
June 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 6) 100
Stanley Collins The "Knee" Plus Ultra Handkerchiefs a yellow handkerchief is tied on left leg and a green one on the right leg, then the yellow handkerchief penetrates the leg and the green one travels knotted on the other leg
1915 Original Magical Creations 77
Al Baker The Al Baker Wrist Tie through spectator's arm
1933 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 81
Jean Hugard Thimble Through Silk - Method No. 1
1936 Thimble Magic 28
Jean Hugard Thimble Through Silk - Method No. 2
1936 Thimble Magic 28
Edward Loyd Enochs Thimble Through Silk - Method No. 3
1936 Thimble Magic 29
Jean Hugard Thimble Through Silk - Method No. 4 - With a Faked Thimble With transparent celluloid thimble
1936 Thimble Magic 29
Edward Bagshawe Penetration silk through paper, new use for Phantom Tube
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 112) 666
Unknown Leg Tie and Release with Handkerchief silk through leg
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 372
Unknown Chair Tie and Release with Bow Knot
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 375
Tommy Dowd Tommy Dowd's Silk Penetration through rope
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 382
Al Baker Al Baker's Handkerchief Through the Arm
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 385
Tom Sellers Penetration coins in glass, handkerchief on top, coins travel through it on top
1942 That's Good! 16
Louis Tannen, Harlan Tarbell The Snap-Away Silk and Knot silk tied on rope
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 295
Edwin Tabor Tabor Double Dissolving Silk Release through arm of chair
Variations 1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 299
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Larsen and Wright's Ghost Ring ring appears on silk knotted in circle
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 306
Unknown The Penetrating Pocket Knife knife through handkerchief
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 326
Walter B. Gibson, L. Vosburgh Lyons Release From Reason silk and rope
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 66) 268
Carl Hunkins Hunkins' Hex ring, ribbon, wand and handkerchief are tied and held by spectator, handkerchief is removed
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 72) 292
Martin Gardner Pop Through Cigarette cigarette through handkerchief
1945 My Best 166
Nelson Hahne The Ring of Thoth
Variations 1945 My Best 167
Greer Marechal Jr. Linking Rings four rings, and handkerchief through ring
1945 My Best 254
William Larsen Fatima cane penetrates handkerchief and vice versa, handkerchief is twisted into ballerina
1945 My Best 319
Emil Jarrow Hanky-Panky cigarette through handkerchief
Variations 1947 Stars of Magic (Vol. 3 No. 5) 54
Dr. Stanley Jaks Locked Room handkerchief is ripped out of locked tube, bill tube
Also published here 1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 163) 654
Steve Eskow Eskow's Act long routine, cut and restored rope, handkerchief penetrates rope, bill travels into knot of handkerchief and torn of corner into a rope, see p. 690 for tips and ideas by Hen Fetsch
Related toAlso published here 1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 165) 660
Arthur H. Buckley Coin Through Handkerchief
1948 Principles and Deceptions 90
Arthur H. Buckley The Ball and the Handkerchief penetration
1948 Principles and Deceptions 204
Unknown "Penetra" Silk glass with silk is placed onto glass box, penetrates from glass to box
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 43
Martin Gardner "Pop Up" Cigarette cigarette through handkerchief
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 52
Seymour Davis Wand Through Handkerchief
Related to 1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 108
Seymour Davis Phantom Napkin knife through handkerchief
Related to 1949 Over the Coffee Cups 16
Norman Houghton Laundry on the Line two silks knotted on rope, chosen one penetrates knot
1950 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 37
Edward Marlo Ring and Handkerchief
1951 Ed Marlo's Lecture Notes 14
Dr. Stanley Jaks The Locked Room handkerchief is ripped out of locked tube, bill tube
Also published here 1951 Who is this Dr. Jaks? 9
John Hamilton Rip It handkerchief tied on rope, is pulled free
Related toAlso published here 1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 222) 886
Tan Hock Chuan Silk through the Glass classic
Variations 1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 129
Unknown Single Knot Handkerchief Through Rope knotted silk through rope
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 263
L. Vosburgh Lyons Handkerchief from Rope knotted silk through rope
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 265
James F. Herpick Single Knot Release knotted silk through rope
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 266
Harlan Tarbell, Harold Rice Dissolvo Handkerchief Knot knotted silk through rope
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 269
Roger Middleswart The Middleswart Handkerchief Knot knotted silk through rope
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 272
Unknown Silk Through the Wrist
Related to 1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 277
John Howie Ring in the Knot ring vanishes and appears in knot
1955 Routines with the Jardine Ellis Ring 19
John Howie Ring and Handkerchief Routine ring penetrates handkerchief three times
1955 Routines with the Jardine Ellis Ring 20
John Howie A Ring, a Wand and a Handkerchief ring on wand, with handkerchief, then ring vanishes and appears knotted on handkerchief
Inspired by
  • Roy Short's "With the Jardine Ellis Ring, No. 1 of a Series" in "The Magic Circular" Vol. 47, No. 522. 1953.
  • Paquette's Baguette! (Paquette, 1952)
1955 Routines with the Jardine Ellis Ring 27
John Hamilton Tear It handkerchief tied on rope, is pulled free
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 84
Steve Eskow Eskow's Act long routine, cut and restored rope, handkerchief penetrates rope, bill travels into knot of handkerchief and torn of corner into a rope
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 235
Alex Elmsley Ring on Silk ring is thrown into silk and is instantly threaded onto silk, using Jardine Ellis ring
Also published here 1959 Low Cunning 1
Dr. Stanley Jaks Die Banknotenröhre handkerchief is ripped out of locked tube, bill tube
Also published here 1961 Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 30
Nate Leipzig Handkerchief Off Wrist through hand
1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 78
Tony Anverdi, Bohlen, Dino Mazza Penetration handkerchief penetrates ring, thread
1964 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 387) 376
Dino Mazza, Lu Brent Silks and Ropes Routine three handkerchiefs penetrate ropes, and ropes with different colors fuse together
1964 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 391) 392
Robert E. Olson Wand Through Hank
1965 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 395/396) 412
Glenn G. Gravatt Two Rings and A Silk two rings are knotted on a silk, selected one penetrates the silk
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 51
Peter Alexis 4th Dimensional Silks also "A problem In Textures", two silks and two rings unlink
Related to
  • p. 165 for name conflict
Feb. 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 4) 162
Eddie Joseph A Cabaret Routine ring and silk routine with serpent silk as finale
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 148
Eddie Joseph The Spirit Lends a Hand bracelet unties from handkerchief in cup
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 155
Eddie Joseph Elusive Tie silk/rope and ring moves
  • Teenager Club
  • Make Your Call
  • The Squeeze Through
  • Parting of the Ways
  • The Drop
  • Incredible
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 299
Dai Vernon Ball through Silk
1970 Expanded Lecture Notes 20
Kirk Stiles Thru A Silk thimble penetrates silk, see also p. 348
July 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 9) 350
Aldini, Tan Hock Chuan Singapore Silks impromptu version of Chuan's "Silk through the Glass"
Inspired by 1970 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 9) 43
Sigmar Milky Way glass filled with milk, silk penetrates bottom of glass, tube glass
1970 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 107
Pavel Ghostly Silks! three handkerchiefs in three glasses, glasses are stacked, handkerchiefs penetrate glasses and end up knotted together
1971 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 36) 179
Fred Kaps Real Magic ring and silk penetration with key ring
Also published here 1972 Fred Kaps Lecture 5
Norman Houghton Hyper Silk silk through wand, see also p. 679 for references
VariationsAlso published here
  • "Hyper Silk" (Gen, Feb. 1961)
Jan. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 3) 482
J. W. Sarles Notes on Hyper Silk, also with ring
Inspired by Jan. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 3) 482
Bob Read Handkerchief Through Glass through handle of mug, also with tie
1973 Thanks to Pepys... 16
Amedeo Vacca Parisian Silk Penetration silk (or rope) through wrist
1974 Amedeo's Continental Magic 25
Amedeo Vacca Pin-tration linked safety pins, then with handkerchief, ungaffed
1974 Amedeo's Continental Magic 55
Unknown The Die and Box similar to Boston Box for a die
  • Die Thru Hand
  • Die Thru Handkerchief
  • Visible Die Thru Handkerchief
1975 Another Close-up Cavalcade 137
Harlan Tarbell, Faucett Ross The Skittle Riddle Wand and silk pass through a wooden skittle
1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 63
Dick Jarrow Deejay Rope / Silk Pull Off
1975 The Ring & Rope Book - Volume One 58
Patrick Page The Handkerchief Penetration small handkerchief penetrates bigger one
1976 The Big Book of Magic 172
Aldo Colombini Two Rings and a Silk ring penetration combined with silk through ring
1977 Three Chinese Rings 15
Harry Lorayne Silk Through Wrist
1977 The Magic Book 259
J. W. Sarles Sawing through a Rope ring tied from handkerchief, rope tied onto it, release
1977 The Magic Book 104
Shigeo Futagawa Ring and Coin Freed from Handkerchief
1978 Introduction to Coin Magic 18
Aldo Colombini Ring and Silk - A Ring Penetrates a Silk
1978 Rings Supreme 18
Aldo Colombini Two Rings and a Silk - The Silk is Tied to One Ring but the Ring Penetrates the Silk and Becomes Linked to the Other Ring
1978 Rings Supreme 18
Aldo Colombini Three Rings and a Silk - The Silk, Knotted on One Ring, Comes Free as the Three Rings Becomes Linked
1978 Rings Supreme 20
Fred Kaps Real Magic ring and silk penetration with key ring
Also published here 1978 Fred Kaps Lecture 7
Bob Read Handkerchief Through Glass silk through handle of a mug
1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 6) 694
Werner "Werry" Geissler Thimble Through Silk
1979 A Fantasy in Thimbles - Werry's Fantastic Thimbles 9
Ken De Courcy Push-Thru ... Pull-Thru thimble through handkerchief and back
1979 A Fantasy in Thimbles - Werry's Fantastic Thimbles 11
Unknown Popper Up No. 69, pencil penetrates handkerchief
1981 Self-Working Table Magic 83
Karl Fulves Pin-A.Tration No. 87, two linked safety pins penetrate handkerchief one by one, MacCarthy fold
1981 Self-Working Table Magic 109
Richard Durham Ultra Penetro No. 88, pin slides free after pinned with handkerchief
Related to 1981 Self-Working Table Magic 109
Fantasio Silk Through Glass ungaffed
1982 The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 1 41
Ron Fredrick The Babushka Routine five phase routine with dissolving knots and a large handkerchief, final one is through neck
1982 The Professional Routines of Ron Fredrick 7
Piet Forton Zaubern mit Sicherheitsnadeln easy magic tricks with safety pins
  • through handkerchief
  • unlinking of two pins
1983 Je geschickter desto Zauberer 20
Bob Read Handkerchief Through Glass through handle of mug, also with tie
1984 The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 3 61
Martin Gardner Grandma's Needle handkerchief through thumb
1984 Magic from the Parade #1 4
Edward Marlo Super Pin Routine linking pins routine, handkerchief slide finale, see also "Credits and References" at end of book
Also published here
  • MUM, Oct. 1978
1984 At The Table 41
Tom Mullica Hank-Foolery cigarette through handkerchief, handkerchief set-up with eight glasses that hold it flat
Inspired by 1984 At The Table 180
Hubert Lambert "Irish Press" Coin Thru Hank three phases
1985 Korem without Limits 21
Bruce Cervon Cervon's "Off a Rope" Slow Motion Penetration of silk and rope
Also published here 1985 (ca.) Tricks of Conjuring 12
Shigeo Takagi No-Reel Silk-Through through other silk or microphone stand,...
Jan. 1986 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 1) 1162
Fred Kaps Ring Through Silk with key ring
1986 It's So Simple 22
Fred Kaps Encore lit cigarette through silk, hole in silk
1986 It's So Simple 24
Bruce Cervon Off A Rope Slow Motion Penetration
Also published here 1988 The Cervon File 132
Unknown Ribbonesque No. 10, silk penetrated two ropes which are also around assistant's waist
1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 28
Karrell Fox "Silken Ring" silk through ring
1988 My Latest Book 93
Karrell Fox "Knot-Away" silk through rope, sticky
1988 My Latest Book 101
Fantasio Ein Tuch durchdringt ein Glas handkerchief is pulled from a glass which is enclosed with second handkerchief and a rubber band
1988 Fantasio 39
Alex Elmsley Ring on Silk ring is thrown into silk and is instantly threaded onto silk, using Jardine Ellis ring
Also published here 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 195
Chuck Smith Bill Tube and Hank silk through bill tube, especially for magicians since tube is ungaffed
1994 What If? 3
Karl Norman The Linking Pins pins link and unlink, a pin is pulled from on end of the silk to the other (without destroying it)
1995 40 Years at the Forks 54
Goutam Guha Ring Penetrates the Handkerchief
1996 Tricks with the Jardine Ellis Ring 13
Karl Fulves Eve's Apple silk through wrist, apple produced from silk
Related to 1997 The Fine Print (Issue 6) 136
Kurt Weiss Alleged Mob Ties "A no-gaff untying silk routine"
chosen silk unknots itself and falls from rope
Related to 1998 Underworld (Issue 7) 92
Milton Kort Pen-etration Pen penetrates handkerchief twice, then vanishes
1999 Kort 315
Antonio Ferragut Rutina Aro y Pañuelo handkerchief penetrates a ring
2003 La Magia Española del Siglo XX 180
Karl Fulves, Steve Barrie Steve Barrie's Trick finger ring on lock under handkerchief, penetrating handkerchief, Gypsy Switch
  • KF Note
Related to
  • Jack Olten, Hugard's Magic Monthly, Nov. 1947
2008 Prolix (Issue 4) 259
Reg Holden No Sleight of Hand Knife Thru Handkerchief
2012 The F.F.F.F. Book 125
Warren Stephens Ring Hank Penetration large ring penetrates handkerchief
2012 The F.F.F.F. Book 255
Dr. Stanley Jaks Locked Room handkerchief is ripped out of locked tube, bill tube
Also published here 2014 The Incredible Dr. Jaks 178