226 entries in Silk & Handkerchief / Traveling
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown The Locked and Corded Box "Washerwoman's Bottle" to steal handkerchief stuffed in opaque bottle, reappears in box or nest of boxes or elsewhere
1876 Modern Magic 241
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
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Vanishing Pocket Handkerchief, found in a Candle borrowed handkerchief burned, then inside candle
1876 Modern Magic 470
Buatier de Kolta The Dissolving Handkerchiefs two handkerchiefs vanish and reappear underneath upside down plate
Related to 1890 More Magic 214
Buatier de Kolta The Two Decanters and the Flying Handkerchief disappears visually from bottle and appears in second covered bottle
Related to 1890 More Magic 216
Professor Hoffmann The Vanishing Pocket-handkerchief found in a Candle "New Method", with phase in which borrowed handkerchief shrinks in two phases
1890 More Magic 221
Unknown Handkerchief to Candle mechanical candle
1890 More Magic 230
Unknown The Flying Glass, Watch, and Handkerchief the three items travel into isolated hat
1890 More Magic 364
Unknown Billardkugelkunststücke two billiard queues from borrowed handkerchief, then handkerchief to billiard ball, ball routine, borrowed handkerchief reappears in a candle
Dec. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 4) 57
Carl Willmann Das fliegende Tuch silk vanishes from glass cylinder (pull) and reappears knotted between two silks that are rubber-banded together in a bundle
Variations June 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 6) 88
Unknown Das wandernde Tuch und der Teller silk vanishes and reappears underneath upside down plate, three methods
June 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 10) 151
Professor Mattmueller Der Zauberlehrling spectator rolls up borrowed silk, an egg is inside which breaks and ruins silk, silk put in pistol and shot, egg comes out of spectator's vest, handkerchief appears on back of spectator
Aug. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 12) 185
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster The last mysterie à la Conradi envelope sealed by spectator, silk vanishes from glass (loop and pull behind chair), reappears inside
Related to Aug. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 12) 186
Servais LeRoy Die wandernden Tücher silks travel under plate which rests on a sheet of newspaper
May 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 5) 71
Unknown Das Tuch im Licht vanished silk reproduced from flame of candle, small container attached behind candle
Related to June 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 6) 87
Unknown Neues Tuch- und Tellerkunststück silk vanishes and reappears between two plates
Related to Dec. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 12) 186
Unknown Neues Tuch- und Tellerkunststück two silks vanish and reappear between two plates
Related to July 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 1) 9
Unknown Glaskassette und Tücher silks travel from paper cone to clear glass casket
Feb. 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 2) 24
Unknown Der Kobold im Glase two small red silks knotted together by spectator and put in beer glass, blue silk vanishes visibly from second glass and appears knotted between red silks
Jan. 1898 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 7) 104
Unknown Warentelephon "Die wandernden Tücher"
two glass cylinders with lids, two silks in one of them, covered with borrowed handkerchief, silks travel to first into hand and then into other cylinder
Related to Feb. 1898 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 8) 119
Unknown Ein Variété-Programm patter by Eduard Hensel
  • Entrée (glove shrinks and becomes stocking)
  • Das Durchdringen der Materie (glass through hat)
  • Glasphänomen (two silk travel from bottle to bottle)
  • Schützenliesl (Queen of Clubs chosen, in a large target appears a woman in Queen of Clubs dress)
Related to Mar. 1898 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 9) 134
Unknown Ein Variété-Programm part two, methods
Related to Apr. 1898 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 10) 147
Eduard Hensel Gervinus twentieth century silks with silks in glass cylinders, then hydrostatic glass with a cylinder, then color changing silks in paper tube, then silks vanish and reappear between two plates
Related to Apr. 1898 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 10) 152
Unknown Gervinus second part of description
Related to May 1898 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 11) 165
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Das fliegende Tuch No. 18, silk travels from one glass bottle to another, vanishes visibly, other one is covered
1899 Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 58
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Tuch und Apfel No. 22, silk vanishes and reappears inside apple or potato
1899 Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 68
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Tuch- und Tellerkunststück No. 31, silk vanishes in hand and travels to upside down plate, three methods
1899 Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 92
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Wie Einer aus der Tinte kommt No. 37, silk put in tube, taken out of glass with ink in dry condition, ink becomes clear water
1899 Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 105
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Changement von Ei und Tuch No. 43, egg put in covered glass, silk changes to egg, silk reappears in candle
1899 Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 117
Francis King Das wandernde Tuch und Glas glass with silk vanishes from paper tube, reappears in borrowed hat
Related toAlso published here Jan. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 1) 11
Francis King Das wandernde Tuch und Glas II. Ausführung
Related to Mar. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 3) 39
Professor Bellonie Das wandernde Tuch small bottled wrapped in borrowed handkerchief, silk vanishes from matchbox and reappears in the bottle, travels back
Sep. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 9) 133
Unknown Großes Changement No. 10, two silks put in two glass bottles, they vanish visibly and reappear in spectators's pockets, pull into table operated by assistant
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 131
Unknown Tuch und Zauberstab No. 12, wand wrapped in newspaper, silk vanishes, newspaper torn apart and silk comes out
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 135
Carl Willmann Das Tuch im Licht borrowed handkerchief travels into chosen candle
Nov. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 11) 171
Carl Willmann Das wandernde Tuch silk vanishes and appears on elbow, vanishes again and appears at knee, two methods
Mar. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 3) 43
Carl Willmann Die magische Bonbondüte watch and handkerchief borrowed and put in a box, then both reappear in a paper packet along with candy
Sep. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 9) 135
Charles Bertram, Mademoiselle Patrice The Handkerchiefs and Soup Plate travel to under plate, two methods for man or woman (Bertram & Patrice)
1902 The Modern Conjurer 215
Frank Kennard The Mysteriously-Joined Handkerchiefs 20th century silks
1902 The Modern Conjurer 231
Carl Willmann Das wandernde Tuch und der Teller I. silk travels underneath upside down plate on table
Feb. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 2) 26
Unknown Das wandernde Tuch und der Teller II. ungaffed plate, placed on newspaper
Mar. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 3) 37
Carl Willmann Das Taschentuchkästchen borrowed watch and handkerchief vanish from box/apparatus and reappear inside bread
Apr. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 4) 57
Carl Willmann Flagge und Trauring auf der Wanderschaft borrowed ring wrapped in paper is burned, flag vanishes as well, both reappear in previously sealed glass held by spectator
July 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 7) 103
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli XIII. Variatio Delectat 1. Feuer in den Fingerspitzen (flame of candle is ignited again with fingers)
2. Kerzen-Metamorphose (candle transforms into silk, wrapped in paper)
3. Wanderschaft (Tuch- und Teller-Kunststück) (silk vanishes and appears under plate)
4. Das Chamäleon-Tuch (silk changes color inside tube)
5. Das verschwindende Seidentuch (silk vanishes in paper cone)
1902 Moderne Magie 140
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli XVI. Trifolium 1. Das verwandelte Kartenspiel (deck changes to silk, shell placed in shell)
2. Das Tuch in der Kerzenflamme (silk appears in flame of a candle)
3. Das plötzlich erscheinende Seidentuch (silk appears)
4. Seidentüchlein auf Reisen (silk vanishes and appears knotted between two others, with glass tube)
5. Die magischen Knoten (knotted silks unknot)
1902 Moderne Magie 164
Professor Hoffmann Handkerchiefs to Glass two handkerchiefs travel into glass that spectator holds, ends clean
1903 Later Magic 47
Unknown The Wedding Ring and Flag finger ring wrapped in flash paper vanishes, flag changes into flowers, flag with ring inside appears in covered glass
1903 Later Magic 204
Unknown Reproduction Beneath a Soup-Plate (Methods of Reproducing a Vanished Handkerchief)
silk appears between two plates
Related to 1903 Later Magic 290
Unknown Two Vanished Handkerchiefs Reproduced from a Nest of Three Envelopes spectator seals nest of envelope, two handkerchiefs vanish and reappear inside, one in each, loading envelopes behind and taking out inner envelope from behind
1903 Later Magic 294
Buatier de Kolta Reproduction from a Candle
  • Buatier de Kolta's Method
and other methods
1903 Later Magic 299
David Devant Devant's Handkerchief Trick producing three white handkerchiefs, paper tube, they change to red, green and yellow, one vanishes in glass tube and appears knotted between other two, description edited by Devant himself
1903 Later Magic 303
Francis King The Hat and Handkerchief glass with silks vanishes from paper tube, reappears in borrowed hat
Also published here 1903 Later Magic 315
D'Alvini D'Alvini's Egg and Handkerchief Trick egg broken and poured on borrowed handkerchief, put in pistol and shot on performer, handkerchief comes from his mouth, egg as well
Also published here 1903 Later Magic 329
T. Nelson Downs The Flying Handkerchiefs origin not clear, silk in glass bottle visible vanishes and reappears in another bottle
Also published here
  • "Magic and its Professors" (Henry Ridgely Evans)
1903 Later Magic 341
Carl Willmann Das Weinglas des Teufels oder "Die magische Färberei" glass filled with beer and emptied, filled again, silk produced from glass in dry condition, silks vanish and flag of same colors produced from glass, glass with tube inside, gaffed tray
Related to Mar. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 3) 37
Carl Willmann Zum Kunststück "Das fliegende Tuch"
Inspired by Apr. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 4) 59
Carl Willmann Willmann's Tuchhalter holder for silks at back of chair or table with applications, also for cards that travel under a plate
June 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 6) 85
Carl Willmann Bald hier, bald dort "Ein kleines Handkunststück"
watch borrowed, wrapped in silk and put in glass, watch vanishes, silk vanishes, then glass wrapped in newspaper vanishes, all item reappear in borrowed hat
Aug. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 8) 119
Carl Willmann Variation zur "Tuchwanderung" silk pushed into glass with beer, it travels into another glass, glass with tube inside
Related to Oct. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 10) 149
Carl Willmann Die bezauberte Weinflasche wine poured from bottle, then vanishes silk is removed from bottle in dry condition, more wine poured out, bottle put in case, silk vanishes again, in case is now only silk and some production items
Dec. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 12) 184
Carl Willmann Der Magier als Billardkünstler routine with billiard balls, candles and silk
Dec. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 12) 186
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Die mysteriöse Tuchwanderung two silks travel from paper-covered glass cylinder into two glasses that are covered with other silks
Jan. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 1) 5
Carl Willmann Willmann's wandernde Tücher traveling silks with glass cylinders that have a metal bottom and top
May 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 5) 74
Paul Freny Der Schuss nach dem Licht two candles and two silks, chosen silk travels into chosen candle
June 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 6) 87
Carl Willmann Tuch und Karaffen two glass bottles are covered with handkerchiefs, silk travels from inside one bottle into the other
July 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 7) 104
Unknown Neuestes Flaggen-Manöver two silks and small flag appear, silks put in glass, flag vanishes again and reappears between the two silks in glass, false finger and pull
June 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 6) 92
Unknown Eine Ueberraschung borrowed watch and handkerchief put in tube, things travel into gift package on table
Aug. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 8) 130
Wilhelm Zimmermann Ein Tuchkunststück in verschiedenen Variationen long routine combination, silk splits in two, one put in paper cone, borrowed handkerchief put over glass vase, in cone are now flowers, water in vase changes to ink, glass with handkerchief vanish under silk, handkerchief reproduced from spectator's pocket
Related to Dec. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 5 No. 1) 8
Unknown The Cannon-Ball-Globes large ball put in giant ball vase, ball travels into hat and silk and coin are in ball vase instead
Dec. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 5 No. 1) 12
Wilhelm Zimmermann Ein Tuchkunststück in verschiedenen Variationen part two
Related to Jan. 1905 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 5 No. 2) 23
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
Stanley Collins Necromancy with Nic's Napkins different colored serviettes with rings are put in a hat and the rings are piled up, then a color is chosen, the serviette vanishes from the hat and appears in the pile of serviette rings
1920 Deceptive Conceptions in Magic 59
Edward Bagshawe Cigarette Sorcery silk flag vanishes, is found in cigarette case, cigarettes are now on a tray under a tissue paper
1924 Exclusive Problems in Magic 50
Edward Bagshawe A Wireless Wonder chosen quantity of silk travels from a "book of silks" to a box that was shown empty
1924 Exclusive Problems in Magic 71
Oswald Rae Silk and Soup Plate (With a Borrowed Silk Handkerchief) silk travels between soup plates
1926 Between Ourselves 41
Oswald Rae Passe Passe Silks handkerchief travels from paper tube to paper tube, variation as a transposition
1928 Sub Rosa 60
Oswald Rae Cigarette and Card tin box with fifty cigarettes, card is selected and handkerchief vanished, when box is opened, handkerchief is found and cigarettes arranged themselves to form the name of the selection
Also published here
  • "Cigarette Card" in "The Sphinx"
1930 Original Magic 49
Oswald Rae Simple Silk Sorcery chosen one of four different colored silks vanishes from paper cone and appears in desired envelope, with stand
VariationsAlso published here
  • "Simple Silk Sorcery" in "The Sphinx"
1930 Original Magic 57
Tom Sellers Handkerchiefs and Lemons chosen silk to lemon
1931 Magical Pleasantries 12
Lu Brent The Silken Adventure Silk vanishes from paper bag, travels into glass filled with confetti
1932 Novel Magic 19
Lu Brent Here, Bango! - There? Glass with silk in it vanishes in paper bag, appears in another paper bag
1932 Novel Magic 20
Theodore Annemann The Handkerchief that Flew two tube-covered glasses, silk travels from one to the other, mirror glass
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 46
Theodore Annemann Twenty-first Century Silks
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 25) 153
Eddie Joseph Additional Moves a. spectator holds cup on palm, ball appears under it
b. borrowed hank vanishes and appears under cup
1936 A Practical Lesson on Cups and Balls 6
Edward Bagshawe The “Rapid Transit” Silks three silks vanish and reappear on the stand they came from, apparatus
1936 ca. Twenty Magical Novelties 13
Edward Bagshawe Uniting the Colors knot dissolves from silk twice, silk vanishes and reappears tied between two others, apparatus
1936 ca. Twenty Magical Novelties 15
Lorne de Blois Hank the Hermit marked silk travels to pocket twice
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1937) 218
Byron Churchill Plate and Silk silk(s) vanish and reappear underneath ungaffed plate
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1937) 222
Unknown Silks and Soup Plates two silks vanish in hands and reappear between two plates, "visible or invisible?"
1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 60
G. W. Hunter G. W. Hunter's Silk Routine two silks appear in empty hand (yanked out on thread), vanish and reappear from collar, written up by Max Holden
1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 62
Franklin M. Chapman Purse Mys'Try handkerchief with signature vanishes and appears in purse
1938 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 1) 3
Franklin M. Chapman Selectosilko one of three handkerchiefs travels into one of three envelopes
1938 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 6) 2
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
Orville Wayne Meyer Satan's Silks 20th century silks (originated by Frank Ducrot) variation, then silks visually come together and tie themselves, thread
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 52) 364
Franklin M. Chapman Capture of Black Carew patter in rhymes for 20th Century Silks
1939 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 7) 1
Georges Poulleau Transmigration of a Silk and a Candle candle in metal tube, silk vanishes, silk in tube, candle lighted from pocket
1939 The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 64
Jerry Lukins A Magical Sketch - Professor Woofledust and the Neophyte
1939 The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 122
Unknown Das Foulard im Briefumschlag one of four envelopes is chosen as well as one of four different-colored silks, four silks are placed inside tube and selected travels into chosen envelope
1939 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 1 No. 1) 6
Thirteen of Magic, Stanley Collins, Tom Sellers A Trick routine with vanishes and productions of three silks, also featuring a small mirror tube/box for silk productions by Tom Sellers
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 111) 661
Shaman Lost-Found blank silk, then with card printed on it
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 119) 701
Gordon R. McKenney Silk Gone Mad handkerchief to egg combined with handkerchief to light bulb
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 122) 713
Hans-Paul Wipf Magischer Wettbewerb! posed as problem, three silks vanish in glass and appears in paper tube
Related to 1940 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 2 No. 4) 13
Al Baker The Twentieth Century Silk Trick with dye tube and paper cornucopia
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 193
Harry Bertall Tour de foulards silks travel from one glass to another, Chevalier Ernst Torn
June 1941 La Baguette Magique (Issue 6) 3
Unknown The Wandering Handkerchief handkerchief travels from trouse pocket to trouser pocket, changes color
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 345
Dai Vernon Twentieth-Century Handkerchief Trick
1941/49 Select Secrets 37
Greer Marechal Jr. Streamlined Hoffmann
Inspired by 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 19) 81
Ralph W. Read, Harlan Tarbell The Ghostly Silk comedy silk from paper cone to glass
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 82
Unknown 11 - Twentieth Century Silks using Two-Way Paper Cone (page 86)
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 90
Eugene Laurant, Buatier de Kolta, Servais LeRoy Soup Plate and Handkerchiefs two silks disappear and reappear under soup plate on chair
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 322
Unknown Two Soup Plates and Handkerchiefs two silks vanish and reappear between soup plates
Related to 1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 325
Unknown Twentieth Century Silks
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 327
Bert Douglas The Elusive Rainbow 20th century silks with knot placed in mouth, then ball appears and travels into mouth
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 333
Bert Douglas Spot The Red 20th century silks with knot placed in mouth, then ball appears and travels into mouth
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 337
Tom Sellers Creepy Creepy 20th Century using change bag
1943 Magical Mixture 27
William S. Houghton 20th Century Silks Routine "simplest and best of any"
1943 The Magic 36 32
Harlan Tarbell Hat and Silk Combination 20th century silks, then silks vanish an reappear in hat
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 311
Hart Fisher A Routine for the Twentieth Century and Other Standart Magic outline of a routine with wand, saltshaker and silks
1944 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944) 13
Joseph Ovette The Traveling Silks silks travel from one paper bag to another held by spectator
1944 Tricks and Illusionettes 17
Eugene Gloye The Unique Twentieth Century Silks traveling silk is wrapped in paper
1945 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945) 2
Hen Fetsch Practical Suggestions for the Welsh Rarebit Pan
1945 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945) 3
George Sitkiewitz A New Idea on the 20th Century Trick
1945 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945) 30
Herman L. Weber Namreh's "Electrick" handkerchief and bill are shot into a light bulb, apparatus
1945 My Best 337
Jean Hugard Silks and Soup Plates two handkerchiefs vanish and appear between two soup plates, hollow loop ball
Jan. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 8) 93
Dr. William Weyeneth Mit "Genial" using silk wonder, followed by french translation "Avec 'Genial'"
Nov. 1945 La Baguette Magique (Issue 6) 9
Francis Carlyle 20th Century Silks
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 341
Al Baker 20th Century Silks
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 344
Unknown, Al Baker A Remarkable Giant 20th century silks
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 350
Hervel Un tour amusant pour les petits et... les grands! rabbit, fruits and silks vanish and appear in box, followed by german translation "Ein unterhaltendes Kunststück für die kleinen... u. die Grossen!"
May 1946 La Baguette Magique (Issue 9) 7
Carlton King The New and Improved Ink, Handkerchief and Turnip Trick ink vanishes from glass and appears back in bottle, handkerchief vanishes and appears in turnip
1947 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1947) 5
Jack Yeager Glorifying Your Magic 1. Califaction of Handkerchiefs (silks in dove pan merge together)
2. How to spell trust? (oddity on coin)
3. Key Card Placement (Charlier Pass)
4. 20th Century Silks idea
5. Zombie Idea (floating flower pot)
6. Comedy bits with a stooge
7. Miser's Dream Shower (with handkerchief)
8. Thumb Tip Idea (with scotch tape)
9. Thimble color change
10. The cotton bunny (cotton bunny to real one, dove pan)
1948 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948) 12
U. F. Grant Color Splash white silk produced, changes to red, water changes to red water and is poured in paper bag, red silk vanishes and is produced from paper bag in place of water
Oct. 1948 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2) 11
Joseph J. Kolar Balloon and Silks silks vanish from bag an reappear in balloon that is burst
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 234
U. F. Grant Brain-Storms in Magic - Flight of a Handkerchief borrowed handkerchief burned in a flash, reappears in paper cone, "by WT"?!
Mar. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 5 & 6) 15
Felix Korim Silk to Light Bulb
Apr. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 7) 4
George F. Wright The Wright Silk in Lite Bulb
July 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 9 & 10) 11
Robert "Bob" J. Gunther Impromptu Twentieth Century Silks on a tray
1950 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 4
Cecil Keech Ropan Silk silk tied around long rope, it jumps to short rope, rope grows after being tied into circle, rope with connection
1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 63
Karrell Fox Where's the Bunny? handkerchief with rabbit printed on it vanishes from bag an appears in hat but without image, instead real rabbit is found in hat
1954 Kornfidentially Yours 1
Karrell Fox 20th Century Silks using Eddie Joseph's Hank Gun
1954 Kornfidentially Yours 35
Max Andrews Silcolor silk vanishes and appears knotted between two other silks in glass, repeated with other silk
1955 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 16 No. 6) 368
Leonard Austin Handy Combination silk travels from hand to glass under tube
1956 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 24
Mc Gregor the Magician Twenty First Century Trick with gloves
1956 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 35
Bert Douglas Modern Club Act with Patter routine and patter for 20th Century Silks
1957 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1957) 17
Jean Hugard Das Raketentuch silk appears knotted between two others which were wrapped in flash paper
1957 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 18 No. 4) 519
Edwin "Edwino" Grimm Ein modernes Tuchtrio cane changes to knotted silks, other silk changes into cane and silk is found knotted between other silks
1959 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 20 No. 2) 804
Jack Yeager Visible 20th Century Silks using a cabinet
1962 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 19
Karl Fulves The Black Room silk/tissue of chosen color travels from glass tumbler behind spectator's back to wrapped tumbler
Related to
  • p. 20 for idea by Sid Lorraine
Nov. 1965 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 1) 4
U. F. Grant Silks, Paper & Wrists Newspaper wrapped around wrists, silks disappear, appear around spectator's wrists
1968 Newspaper Magic 67
K. Yost Silk Monte silks and glasses travel behind two screens, as guessing game, as finale silk changes to orange
July 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 9) 267
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Vanishing Deck deck placed in metal box, silk vanished, deck vanished except selection and silk in box too
Winter 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 3rd Folio) 300
William J. Smith Supersonic Silks silk knotted between two other silks vanishes and appears knot between two more silks
1970 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 53
William J. Smith How Did You Do That? with a changing bag
1970 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 54
Jimmy Williamson Caught Short panties appear between two knotted silks
1970 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 72
Parker Swan How to Force a Watermelon card or silk in watermelon, gag
1970 How to Force a Watermelon 3
John Hamilton Silk Flight silk into paper cone, rope waved over cone and silk is shown to have disappeared, rope torn in two and between the ends appears the silk à la 20th century
Aug. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 10) 355
Roy Johnson Mutilated Hanks Routine handkerchief borrowed, handkerchief suddenly in shreds, restored to long strip in paper bag, then changes to lemon, handkerchief inside but with hole, center of handkerchief from same material as cloth bag suddenly, eventually restored
Also published here 1970 The Roy Johnson Lecture Notes 11
Pavel Encore the Silk in the Knot handkerchief disappears and appears knotted on rope over neck
1970ca. Successful Magic 21
Peter Warlock Flash Paper and Silks two blue silks with yellow silk in between bundled up, flash paper changes into yellow silk, between blue silks is now flash paper
1971 ca. Dingle's Deceptions 10
Billy McComb Yrutnec Hteitnewt Twentieth Century in Reverse, silk starts tied between other two and travels elsewhere
1972 McComb's Magic — 25 Years Wiser 164
Patrick Page The Twentieth-Century Handkerchief with change bag
1974 Tricks with Handkerchiefs 64
Faucett Ross Handkerchief Box Routine Silk routine with various effects using Japanese Box
1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 32
Jules Giraud Der Gefangene des Tuches borrowed finger ring in ring case under handkerchief, case vanishes, then silk, silk appears knotted onto glass under tube, ring box with ring in glass
Also published here
  • Pentagram
Feb. 1975 Intermagic (Vol. 2 No. 3) 50
Charlie Miller Eine Moderne Version von Alexander's Schlangentuch borrowed handkerchief transforms into different shapes, then travels into lemon
Also published here
  • Genii
June 1975 Intermagic (Vol. 2 No. 4) 75
Jerry Mentzer Novel 20th Century
1976 Second Lecture 10
Unknown The Twentieth Century Silk Trick
  • Vanish of the Duplicate
1976 The Big Book of Magic 237
Joseph J. Kolar Produktions- und Verwandlungseffekte - 7. vanished silks appear in balloon
Nov. 1976 Intermagic (Vol. 4 No. 1) 35
Punx Das Märchen von Elfchens Zaubertüchlein presentation for Ottokar Fischer's Klein-Elfchen, silk vanishes and appears back in glass, small figure of a kind appears under tube
1977 Setzt Euch zu meinen Füssen... 19
Peter Warlock Teleportation marked bill and rubber band wrapped in silk and put in glass, then covered with tube, travels in glass under second tube with silk over top of glass held with rubber band
Inspired by
  • "Snaretainer" (Stewart James, Linking Ring, Vol. 32 No. 8, p. 91)
Mar. 1977 Intermagic (Vol. 4 No. 2) 74
Donald Holmes The Tea Chests of Wang Foo handkerchiefs vanish and appear inside candle, then placed inside one of three chests, covered with a tube and handkerchiefs travel from chest to chest
1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 235
Roy Johnson A Lesson in Magic handkerchief borrowed, handkerchief suddenly in shreds, restored to long strip in paper bag, then changes to lemon, handkerchief inside but with hole, center of handkerchief from same material as cloth bag suddenly, eventually restored
Also published here 1979 Final Call 61
Ken De Courcy The 20th Century Card Discovery silk with print of selected card appears between two other silks, selection in card box became blank
1980 Cards in Cabaret 37
Rudolf Braunmüller Der Schwiegermuttertrick intro
Oct. 1982 Intermagic (Vol. 9 No. 3) 103
Hen Fetsch Eine Blitztransposition silk shot between two other with a pistol
Oct. 1982 Intermagic (Vol. 9 No. 3) 103
Hen Fetsch Kombination mit Ei egg in glass with two red silks, yellow silk changes in egg and silk is then between red silks
Oct. 1982 Intermagic (Vol. 9 No. 3) 103
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Tray and Silks handkerchiefs vanish in the hands of performer and appear between two soup plates
1982 Further Classic Magic With Apparatus 16
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
Meir Yedid Transpo-Tip silk to thumb tip on fake hand, gag
1983 Off the Wall 8
Patrick Page The Silk Purse handkerchief vanishes and appears in purse
Variations 1984 Book of Thumb Tips 18
Unknown Kerzen three impromptu magic items and gags with candles
Dec. 1986 Intermagic (Vol. 12 No. 3&4) 131
Christoph Borer Tüchlein, Du musst wandern handkerchief vanishes in a pyro flash and appears in matchbox, gaffed matchbox
Also published here 1988 Seminarheft 12
Oswald Rae, Karl Fulves Silk Spectrum No. 27, one of three different colored silks is chosen and vanishes and appears in initialed envelope, with stand
Inspired by 1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 70
Karl Fulves Twentieth-Century Silks chapter intro
1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 127
Unknown Come Back Silk No. 44, silk vanishes from paper cone and reappears knotted to silk given previously to spectator
1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 127
Lyle Laughlin Twentieth-Century Silks No. 46
1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 133
Karrell Fox A "Pack O' Silk" full pack of cigarettes, silk vanishes from paper, cigarettes changes into silk inside case
1988 My Latest Book 106
Fantasio 20th Century-Stock nach neuer Art two handkerchiefs appear on ends of a cane, third handkerchief vanishes, then cane vanishes and handkerchief can be found knotted two other two silks
1988 Fantasio 2
"Vester" Adams Flight of Fabric silk to pocket effect
1989 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 3 161
Jean Garance Eine Seidentücher-Routine handkerchief routine
  • color change
  • cut and restored
  • Twentieth Century Silks
  • Blendo
  • production of object / animal
1990 Jean Garance 29
Karrell Fox Silkenbac silk vanishes from paper cone, reappears on child's back
1991 Goodies 58
Alexander de Cova Purse Swindle silk vanishes from hand and reappears in purse (Patrick Page), then repeat with purse frame
Also published here Jan. 1991 Intermagic (Vol. 16 No. 1) 21
Patrick Page Das verschwindende Tuch silk vanishes and appears at back of performer
Also published here
  • Pages from Patrick's Notebook
Nov. 1991 Intermagic (Vol. 16 No. 3) 115
Alexander de Cova Purse Swindle silk vanishes from hand and reappears in purse (Patrick Page), then repeat with purse frame
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 34
Steven Hamilton Silk and Sponge "Professional Routines"
silk vanishes, appear in rolled-up bill, changes into sponge ball which splits in two, sponge routine
Also published here 1992 Profile (Issue 9) 5
William Larsen, T. Page Wright The L.W. Bewitched Handkerchief and Glass handkerchief disappears and reappears in covered glass
1993 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 8 56
Unknown A Derby and Silk Routine 20th Century Silks variation
1993 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 8 70
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
Amado Narvaez Der Schwiegermutter-Trick im modernen Gewand combination with appearing silks (pulled out of jacket at threads, appearing cane, Twentieth Century Silks
Also published here
  • Genii, 1989
May 1994 Intermagic (Vol. 18 No. 3) 86
Karrell Fox Peek-A-Boo silk from breast pocket vanishes in hand, reappears by slowly crawling out of breast pocket again
1995 Much Ado About Something 142
Karl Fulves Hank the Ghost No. 38, handkerchief held in front of glass on table, chosen sock that was beside glass is suddenly inside, kind of impromptu third hand method
1995 Easy Magic 54
Pavel Die Jahrhundert-Tücher magnetic
1995 M wie Magie 12
Felix Farrell Air-Brush handkerchief appears with the aid of a felt pen, vanishes and appears inside the pen
1995 Aus dem Effeff... 13
Edward Marlo 20th Century Handkerchiefs with repeat
1996 Intermagic (Vol. 20 No. 3) 119
Edward Marlo 30th Century Handkerchiefs silk in hand transforms into two silks previously placed aside - asymmetric silks transposition
1996 Intermagic (Vol. 20 No. 3) 121
Pat Fallon The Black & White 21st Century Silks normal and routine for children
1997 Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 5) 14
Jack Bridwell Tuch auf Zauberstab wand placed on transparent glass, silk vanishes and appears knotted on wand
1997 Intermagic (Vol. 21 No. 4&5) 151
Peter Warlock Meine Tücherwanderung three silks vanish and reappear knotted onto clear tube inside opaque tube
1999 Intermagic (Vol. 23 No. 2) 82
R. Paul Wilson Tipless silk vanishes and reappears in rolled-up bill, thumb tip with hole
2001 Omerta 1
Sveroni Alles Ablenkung oder was? humorous vanish of a handkerchief, then handkerchief vanishes from hand and is found knotted to other silk
2002 Kreative Magie 27
Ali Bongo Pongolian Palette silks vanish from palette and appear tied to other handkerchief in breast pocket
2002 Lecture Notes — Geneva 2002 6
Hen Fetsch Kling-klang - Fifteenth Method: Kling-klang Twentieth Century
Also published here
  • The Encyclopedia of Silk Magic, Vol. 3, p. 1321
2002 The Encyclopedia of Egg Magic 146
Thomas Wickham Wandering Eggs - Third Method: Eggs, Silks, and Bottle empty bottle covered with handkerchief, paper bags with messages, three silks and eggs produced from hat, eggs vanish from one paper bag and appear in another where silks were, silks now in bottle with one of the paper bags
Also published here
  • "Handkerchiefs and Eggs" (The Magician Monthly, Vol. 24 No. 8, July 1928, p. 91)
2002 The Encyclopedia of Egg Magic 163
Joseph Ovette The Flying Eggs - First Method: Ovette's Original eggs on four ribbons are hanging from ceiling, they are removed and vanishes, then reappear on ribbons, inside eggs appear four previously vanishes silks
Inspired by
  • "The Flying Bells" (Will Goldston, The Magician, Vol. 6 No. 12, Nov. 1910, p. 182)
Also published here
  • "The Flight of Eggs" (Eggstraordinary Ways of Eggshibiting with Eggs, p. 14)
2002 The Encyclopedia of Egg Magic 169
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser The Opal Goblet borrowed handkerchief burns in goblet and appears inside egg
Also published here
  • Ottokar Fischer, The Magic of J. N. Hofzinser, 1942, p. 83
2002 The Encyclopedia of Egg Magic 266
D'Alvini D'Alvini's Egg and Handkerchief Effect egg broken and poured on borrowed handkerchief, put in pistol and shot on performer, handkerchief comes from his mouth, egg as well
Also published here 2002 The Encyclopedia of Egg Magic 267
Al Baker Twentieth-Century Handkerchief Trick dye tube
2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 757
Dave Campbell Silk 'n' Tumblers tray with three tumblers and a silk, thread, monkey bar routine
Also published here
  • The Gen, Vol. 20 No. 8, Dec. 1964
2004 The Dave Campbell Legacy 393
Christoph Borer Tüchlein, Du musst wandern handkerchief vanishes in a pyro flash and appears in matchbox, gaffed matchbox
Also published here 2006 Compilation 43
Tom Stone The Safe Bullet-Catch bang gun bullet catch
2011 Maelstrom 24
Tom Stone, Stewart James DacheBox various unfinished ideas for Stewart James' Sefalaljia
- Silks from Another Century
- Wired (featuring idea for Ted Lesley's "Mind Bender")
- Ceiling Thoughts
- Shivers
- Vanishing Sefalaljia
2011 Maelstrom 29
Tom Stone, Dr. Raymond L. Beebe Challenge in Silk vanished silks pop out of pockets and are knotted together, inspired by Beebe's "Smart Slik" (Encyclopedia of Slik Magic 1)
2011 Maelstrom 193
Alexander de Cova Der Schottische Apfel silk to apple
2011 Seminar-Leviten 3
Patrick Page H.G. Wells Outdone invisible handkerchief travels knotted between two other handkerchiefs, empty space between silks can be seen, gag
2011 Magic Page by Page 288
Patrick Page Another Version handkerchief vanishes and appears on spectator's back
2011 Magic Page by Page 317
Steven Hamilton Silk & Sponge silk vanishes, appear in rolled-up bill, changes into sponge ball which splits in two, sponge routine
Also published here 2013 The Magic of Steven Hamilton 154
Anthony Owen Silk Handkerchief to Spectator's Sleeve - An Approach to the Approach
2017 Secrets 147