1,291 entries in Silk & Handkerchief
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Unknown Of fast or loose, how to knit a hard knot upon a handkercher, and to undo the same with words converting square knot into slip knotRelated to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIX) 190
Unknown How to pull laces innumerable out of your mouth, of what colour or length you list, and never anie thing seene to be therein mouth coilsRelated to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXII) 194
Unknown A very strange tricke whereby you may seeme to cut a piece of Tape into 2. or 4. parts, and make it whole againe with words The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 43
Unknown How to knit a hard knot upon a handkercher, and to seem to undoe the same with words converting square knot into slip knotRelated to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 39
Unknown How to draw ribbins of any colour out of your mouth, and to deliver it by the yard mouth coilsRelated to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 29
Unknown Le Mouchoir Marqué, Coupé, Déchiré & Raccommodé marked, cut and burnt handkerchief is restored again, with a table La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 6
Unknown Les Anneaux Enfilés Dans un Double Ruban grandmother's necklace - routine, with rings and ribbon, referencing Ozanam La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 36
Unknown The Handkerchief cut up, burnt, and finally found in a Candle with assistant Modern Magic 249
Unknown The Transformed Handkerchief "one of Herrmann's favourite tricks", borrowed handkerchief transforms into pieces, reappears in produced lemon, burned and restored once moreRelated to Modern Magic 246
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Vanishing Pocket Handkerchief, found in a Candle borrowed handkerchief burned, then inside candle Modern Magic 470
Unknown The Handkerchief that will not Burn passed through flame without harm Modern Magic 237
Unknown Ring Dummy in Handkerchief improvement for glass vanish Modern Magic 369
Unknown The Magic Laundry borrowed handkerchiefs are "washed" in water tub and magically dried Modern Magic 258
Unknown The Magic Vase and Caddy (To make peas change places with a handkerchief.) Modern Magic 351
Unknown The Umbrella Trick borrowed handkerchief and covering of umbrella transpose Modern Magic 433
Unknown To Exchange a borrowed Handkerchief for a Substitute methods using coat Modern Magic 240
Unknown The Reversible Canister bottle with two compartments to switch handkerchief or something else Modern Magic 245
Unknown The Handkerchief for Vanishing Money coin sewn in corner Modern Magic 194
Unknown The Burning Globe brass globe for switching Modern Magic 246
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin, Unknown The Shower of Sweets sweets appear on plate from loading bag with handkerchief, another loading bag from Robert-HoudinRelated to Modern Magic 251
Unknown The Hand Box, for Vanishing a Handkerchief secret container attached to handRelated to Modern Magic 263
Unknown The Flags of all Nations miniature silk flags multiply and grow Modern Magic 432
Unknown The Handkerchief that cannot be Tied in a Knot Modern Magic 237
Unknown The Vanishing Knots Modern Magic 238
Professor Hoffmann Tricks with Handkerchief Modern Magic 236
Unknown The Bottle and Ribbons dry ribbons of named colors produced from filled bottle Modern Magic 376
Unknown The Demon Handkerchief (Le Mouchoir du Diable) Modern Magic 195
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 Modern Magic 241
Unknown Card Stamp Tricks with Cards 226
Unknown The Black Velvet Banner three cards are shot with pistol on velvet cloth, they appear stuck on it, flap silk Tricks with Cards 196
Unknown The Card and Smoke Trick borrowed handkerchief on glass, card fired with pistol and pips appear on handkerchief, also smoke appears in glass
variation in which blank card in glass becomes printed
Related to Tricks with Cards 225
Unknown A Pack of Cards changed to a Handkerchief handkerchief and cards in leather case change places Tricks with Cards 194
Bland A Saucepan to Cook a Handkerchief pan with secrets compartment More Magic 233
Unknown The Velvet Cloth for the Production of Cards three cards are shot with pistol on velvet cloth, they appear stuck on it, flap silk More Magic 109
Buatier de Kolta The Buatier "Pull" Related to More Magic 209
Buatier de Kolta Another bare-armed Vanish Related to More Magic 213
Unknown The Instantaneous Knot Also published here More Magic 203
Unknown To "Vanish" a Handkerchief (Sundry methods.) false transfer More Magic 207
Unknown Throw Vanish as handkerchief is apparently thrown into air More Magic 209
Buatier de Kolta The "Bare-armed Vanish" pull without sleeve More Magic 211
Buatier de Kolta The Dissolving Handkerchiefs two handkerchiefs vanish and reappear underneath upside down plateRelated to More Magic 214
Unknown Red, White and Blue one silk becomes threeRelated to More Magic 220
Unknown A Handkerchief Puzzle tying a knot without letting go of the ends, no trick More Magic 203
Buatier de Kolta Silk from Bottle Vanish sleeve pull, classic More Magic 217
Buatier de Kolta The Two Decanters and the Flying Handkerchief disappears visually from bottle and appears in second covered bottleRelated to More Magic 216
Unknown Multiplication of Handkerchiefs "A silk handkerchief made into two or more", with small bottle that has secret compartment More Magic 218
Unknown To Produce Eggs from an empty Handkerchief - Another Method
- "Patter" for this and a "Cake" Trick (baking cake in trick saucepan)
More Magic 327
Unknown The Stretched Handkerchief More Magic 206
Professor Hoffmann The Vanishing Pocket-handkerchief found in a Candle "New Method", with phase in which borrowed handkerchief shrinks in two phases More Magic 221
Unknown Handkerchief to Candle mechanical candle More Magic 230
Unknown The Flying Glass, Watch, and Handkerchief the three items travel into isolated hat More Magic 364
Unknown Ein Tuch verwandelt sich in ein Kartenspiel silk to deck of cards Der moderne Kartenkünstler 159
Unknown Die Tuchfabrik card produced from playing cardRelated to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 83
Unknown Handkerchief and Card silk from cardRelated to New Era Card Tricks 157
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Die magische Färbeanstalt No. 29, silks change color in paper tube Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 87
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 Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 26
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 Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 114
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Romans Kartenfahne No. 47, three cards vanish from deck and reappear at flag/silk Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 128
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Die diabolische Variation No. 8, four silks of different color, they change into balls in chosen order, hollow glass balls Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 36
Unknown Silk to Real Egg pull Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 119
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Das Schlangenwunder der Wüste No. 45, two silks change into a fake snake Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 124
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Metamorphose eines Tuches No. 44, silk produced, changes into ribbon, then into small silks, they vanish and reappear inside an egg Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 120
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Wie Roman Tauben und Vögel verschwinden lässt No. 12, vanishing different objects
- doves in glass cylinders
- glasses (both under handkerchief with dummy circle sewn in)
- bird in paper carton that is switched when wand is dropped
- pull
Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 44
Unknown Das Eskamotieren vanishes without a false-transfer
- one-handed back palm coin vanish
- one-handed silk vanish (with rubber band at back of hand)
Related to Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 142
Francis King Flag Production first small flags, then giant flag on pole Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 127
Unknown Silk Pull silk visibly vanishes from glass bottle Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 60
Unknown Tuchpistole silk pistol, silk hanged over barrel, vanishes when fired Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 69
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Romans Fahnenkunststück No. 46, flag multiplies into three flags Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 125
Buatier de Kolta Fahnenfest effect description of flag production Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 126
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Hinüber und herüber No. 39, eggs travel from borrowed hat to bag and back, alternative with handkerchief, shell Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 108
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Changement von Ei und Tuch No. 43, egg put in covered glass, silk changes to egg, silk reappears in candle Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 117
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Tuch und Apfel No. 22, silk vanishes and reappears inside apple or potato Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 68
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Tuch- und Tellerkunststück No. 31, silk vanishes in hand and travels to upside down plate, three methods Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 92
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Das fliegende Tuch No. 18, silk travels from one glass bottle to another, vanishes visibly, other one is covered Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 58
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 Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 105
Unknown Color Changing Silk in the hands, tube Der Amateurzauberer 112
Unknown Das geheimnisvolle Gemälde No. 2, white cloth in frame lighted from back, it seems transparent, on command an image appears on cloth, chemical Der Amateurzauberer 114
Unknown Tuch und Zauberstab No. 12, wand wrapped in newspaper, silk vanishes, newspaper torn apart and silk comes out Der Amateurzauberer 135
Unknown Die reisenden Tücher No. 1, white silk placed in glass and wrapped in newspaper and put in hat, red silk changes in hand transposes with white one, flower bouquet produced from hat Der Amateurzauberer 111
Unknown Die das Tuch durchdringende Münze No. 7, glass wrapped in handkerchief and held by spectator, coin vanishes and audibly drops into glass, little coin pocket in handkerchief Der Amateurzauberer 21
Unknown Der Knoten im Taschentuch No. 6, putting a knot in a handkerchief without letting go of the ends (knotting the arms first) Der Amateurzauberer 159
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 Der Amateurzauberer 131
Unknown Das Tuch in der Kerzenflamme No. 19, silk produced with empty hands from candle flame, loaded from match box Der Amateurzauberer 152
Unknown Devil's Handkerchief brief Der Amateurzauberer 93
Frank Kennard The Sun and Moon Trick with Handkerchiefs centers cut out of two handkerchiefs, centers restored into wrong handkerchiefs, then fixed The Modern Conjurer 207
Mademoiselle Patrice The Changing Handkerchiefs in tube The Modern Conjurer 227
Unknown To Take Two Corners of a Handkerchief, one in each Hand, and Tie a Know in it Without Removing either Hand The Modern Conjurer 292
Unknown The Flag Trick tissue changes into many little flag, big flag finish The Modern Conjurer 266
Frank Kennard The Watch, Handkerchief, and Glass borrowed watch smashed and vanishes from handkerchief in glass, then handkerchief and glass vanish, all reproduced from hat The Modern Conjurer 220
Frank Kennard Pulley Vanish from Glass Related to The Modern Conjurer 232
Charles Bertram, Mademoiselle Patrice The Handkerchiefs and Soup Plate travel to under plate, two methods for man or woman (Bertram & Patrice) The Modern Conjurer 215
Frank Kennard The Mysteriously-Joined Handkerchiefs 20th century silks The Modern Conjurer 231
Unknown The Dancing Handkerchief thread
- Parlour Method
- Stage Method
Later Magic 335
Professor Hoffmann Colour-Changing Tricks - The Inventors of the Colour-Change Later Magic 241
August Roterberg Roterberg's Colour-Change pocket in corner Later Magic 244
Joseph Michael Hartz The Glass with Mirror Partition appearing candy, silk transformation, removing partition, methods for turning glass around, as servante
- Different Forms of the Glass
- Illustrations of its Uses
Later Magic 42
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster, Ellis Stanyon Various Methods of Colour-Changing - The Conradi Tube
- Sundry Appliances for Colour-Changing
Related to Later Magic 242
Marcellin Marcellin's Colour-Change silk wrapped around wand changes color Later Magic 246
David Devant Colour-Changing by the Aid of a Paper Tube - The Elementary Method Later Magic 247
Carl Willmann Willmann's Colour-Change with paper tubeAlso published here
  • "Die Zauberwelt" (Vol. 6, p. 43 & 56)
Later Magic 252
Carl Willmann A Six-Fold Colour-Change spring clipsAlso published here
  • "Die Zauberwelt" (Vol. 6, p. 170)
Later Magic 256
Unknown To Change the Colour of a Handkerchief by merely Drawing it Through the Hand mechanical tube Later Magic 258
Unknown The Brass Tube, with Sliding Cup, for Colour-Changing Tricks Later Magic 260
Carl Willmann Willmann's "Metropolitan Railway" Trick color change routine with paper tubeAlso published here
  • "Die Zauberwelt" (Vol. 3, p. 118)
Later Magic 262
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 Later Magic 303
Unknown The "Marvellous Metamorphosis" Silver Cylinder nickled tube to switch handkerchief that is pushed inside Later Magic 320
Unknown The Handkerchief Cut and Restored (Modern Method) Later Magic 319
Unknown How to Change the Wand into a Handkerchief Later Magic 126
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 Later Magic 204
Unknown A Handkerchief Changed to a Billiard-Ball Later Magic 277
Unknown The Glass Ball, for Changing a Handkerchief to a Billiard-Ball freely chosen colored handkerchief changes into like-colored ball Later Magic 279
Unknown A Handkerchief Changed to Paper Ribbons Later Magic 322
Joseph Michael Hartz A Couple of Handkerchiefs Turned into a Snake fake snake
- Hartz's Method
Later Magic 333
Charles Bertram Bertram's Flag Trick tissue paper changes into flagsRelated to
  • "Isn't It Wonderful!" (Charles Bertram)
Later Magic 349
Unknown Flags and Paper Shavings tissue paper changes into snow storm, then flags produced Later Magic 351
Unknown Flags Converted into Silken Streamers Later Magic 352
Camill Bihler A Handkerchief Transformed into Paper Shavings paper cuttings vanish from glass, handkerchief changes into paper cuttings in paper tube and backAlso published here
  • "Die Zauberwelt"
Later Magic 323
Unknown An Illustration of Free Trade Principles elaborate routine with silk and eggRelated to
  • "Drawing-room Conjuring" (p. 125)
  • "Die Zauberwelt", Vol. 2, p. 22
Later Magic 418
Unknown Right and Left two different colored silks in two glass tubes visibly change place Later Magic 338
Unknown The Flag and Worsted Ball wool ball in glass, cardboard cylinder over another tumbler, silk in tumbler, they transposeRelated to
  • improved from early Mahatma
Later Magic 357
Carl Posse The Rubber Band for showing both sides of hand empty Later Magic 216
Unknown The Hand-Box secret container attached to handRelated to Later Magic 218
Unknown The Cache flesh-colored ball, thumbs can stick into holes for manipulation Later Magic 219
Unknown The "Monarch" Handkerchief Producer flesh-colored gimmick with loop Later Magic 223
Unknown Clips for Handkerchiefs Later Magic 224
Professor Hoffmann A Simple Appliance for Handkerchief Multiplication Later Magic 228
August Roterberg Roterberg's Vanisher, and Passes Therewith Later Magic 270
C. O. Williams Another Method of Using the Vanisher container gimmicks Later Magic 273
John Hamley An Ingenious Device to Facilitate the Palming and Vanishing of a Handkerchief rolling handkerchief into ball, rubber piece to hold it together Later Magic 278
Unknown The Shower of Sweets (Improved Method) shower of bonbons falls from handkerchiefRelated to Later Magic 344
Carl Willmann Improved "Pulls" - Willmann's Vanisher
vanishing handkerchief application
Later Magic 33
Joseph Michael Hartz The False Thumb Later Magic 214
Professor Hoffmann Methods of "Vanishing" a Handkerchief Later Magic 268
Unknown The Rubber Ring rubber band put around silk which then vanishes, loop allows it to hang on back of hand Later Magic 268
Unknown A New Handkerchief Vanisher Related to Later Magic 269
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster, Unknown To Vanish Four Handkerchiefs Simultaneously dummy with four small silks sewn together blendo-like to fake existence of all four Later Magic 287
Maurice Garland A Postscript - Handkerchief to Egg with ping-pong ball
- Silk & Egg shown, silk vanishes
Later Magic 345
Hamley Brothers, Unknown The False Finger (The Magical Production of Handkerchiefs)
different constructions
Later Magic 209
Unknown The Finger Shell and False Palm Later Magic 215
Buatier de Kolta Production from Bend of Elbow Later Magic 217
Unknown Production from Trouser Leg Later Magic 217
Professor De Vere A Novel Method of Production pulled from sleeve into hand via thread Later Magic 225
Unknown From the Sleeve (The Multiplication of Handkerchiefs) Later Magic 226
Unknown Black, Red, and White three silk production from hands, pocket handkerchiefAlso published here
  • "Die Zauberwelt"
Later Magic 229
Unknown Handkerchief Multiplication on a Larger Scale strategies to produce many silks Later Magic 232
Mr. Stillwell Stillwell's Handkerchief Act Later Magic 234
Unknown Simultaneous Production of a Desired Number of Handkerchiefs Later Magic 238
Unknown Handkerchiefs Increasing in Size as well as Number Later Magic 239
Unknown A Special Method of Producing the First Handkerchief starched corner Later Magic 240
Unknown The Production of Flags on Staves Complete with telescope staff Later Magic 353
Unknown The "Eau de Cologne Bottle" Vanisher Later Magic 275
Unknown The Nickel Tube for Vanishing a Handkerchief Later Magic 279
Unknown The Nickel Tube for Vanishing a Handkerchief - Improved Form Later Magic 281
Unknown The Nickel Tube, with Pull Later Magic 283
Unknown The Vanish from a Paper Cylinder Related to Later Magic 284
Unknown The "Lamp-Chimney" Vanish silks disappear visually from glass tube, pullRelated to Later Magic 284
Professor De Vere The Closed Glass Tube (LÉtui en Cristal) closed glass cylinder with silk put in hat, vanishes from tube therein Later Magic 317
T. Nelson Downs The Flying Handkerchiefs origin not clear, silk in glass bottle visible vanishes and reappears in another bottleAlso published here
  • "Magic and its Professors" (Henry Ridgely Evans)
Later Magic 341
David Devant Devant's "Transvaal Flag" Trick flag apparently cut in two with sword but vanishes instead, then a small flag becomes larger Later Magic 361
Unknown Wands for the Production of Handkerchiefs "Special Wands for Various Purposes"
four wand constructions
Later Magic 122
Unknown Production from the Wand Related to Later Magic 222
Buatier de Kolta Production from a Match-Box Later Magic 222
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Conradi's Multiplying Tube Later Magic 227
Unknown Reproduction from a Sealed Envelope container secretly attached to envelope Later Magic 292
Unknown The Drum-Head Tube Later Magic 297
Unknown The Glass Box, for Reproducing a Handkerchief silk instantly appears in clear box Later Magic 302
Unknown Reproduction Beneath a Soup-Plate (Methods of Reproducing a Vanished Handkerchief)
silk appears between two plates
Related to Later Magic 290
Buatier de Kolta Reproduction from a Candle - Buatier de Kolta's Method
and other methods
Later Magic 299
Professor Hoffmann Chapter VII - Tricks with Handkerchiefs - The Recommendations of the Handkerchief for Magical Purposes Later Magic 207
Professor Hoffmann Miscellaneous Handkerchief Tricks Later Magic 303
Professor Hoffmann Chapter VIII - Flag Tricks chapter intro Later Magic 349
Joseph Michael Hartz The Ribbon-Producing Egg Related to Later Magic 432
Unknown The Bewitched Orange long ribbon produced from orange Later Magic 434
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 Later Magic 294
Francis King The Hat and Handkerchief glass with silks vanishes from paper tube, reappears in borrowed hat Later Magic 315
Professor Hoffmann Handkerchiefs to Glass two handkerchiefs travel into glass that spectator holds, ends clean Later Magic 47
T. Nelson Downs The Latest Egg, Handkerchief and Glass Trick egg in tumbler changes place with silk in hand The Art of Magic 300
Unknown The Mysterious Knot The Art of Magic 335
Harry Houdini The Vanishing Knot The Art of Magic 336
Carl Anderson, William G. Edwards Tricks of the Trade compilation of tips on:
1. painting metal
2. glueing cloth
3. table tops
4. painting tables
5. table tops
6. "Anderson Inlaid Top"
7. silk handkerchief quality
8. sheet brass
9. soft & hard brass
10. velvet
11. brass tubing
12. "lighted candle from pocket"
13. candle oil
14. servante for glass of water
15. thread
16. wax
The Art of Magic 289
Unknown A Silk Handkerchief Changed into a Flag bare handedAlso published here Later Magic 576
Unknown A Silk Handkerchief Changed into a Flag Also published here Magical Titbits 23
Mr. Gilbert, Professor Hoffmann The Changing Handkerchief Boxes two handkerchief of different color in two cardboard boxes transposeAlso published here Later Magic 578
Mr. Gilbert, Professor Hoffmann The Changing Handkerchief Boxes two handkerchief of different color in two cardboard boxes transposeAlso published here Magical Titbits 25
Joseph Michael Hartz A Devil of a Hat hat borrowed, production of handkerchiefs, goblets, a wig, cigar boxes, cage, ..., twenty-two minute actAlso published here Later Magic 625
Joseph Michael Hartz A Devil of a Hat hat borrowed, production of handkerchiefs, goblets, a wig, cigar boxes, cage, ..., twenty-two minute actAlso published here Magical Titbits 79
Joseph Michael Hartz The Inexhaustible Handkerchief production trick, fish bowls and other itemsAlso published here Later Magic 648
Joseph Michael Hartz The Inexhaustible Handkerchief production trick, fish bowls and other itemsAlso published here Magical Titbits 103
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 Original Magical Creations 77
Dr. E. G. Ervin A Silk Production from Empty Hands No. 2, four silks, colors named and corresponding silks produced Ten New Pocket Tricks 4
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 Deceptive Conceptions in Magic 59
Charles T. Jordan A Handkerchief Hint foil in double handkerchief so it can be handled as bundle when balled up The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 39
Oswald Rae The Evolution of the Union Jack flags on stave change and vanish Between Ourselves 51
Oswald Rae Silk and Soup Plate (With a Borrowed Silk Handkerchief) silk travels between soup plates Between Ourselves 41
Tom Sellers The Jumping Silks separate silks are suddenly joined together Tricks That Work 14
Oswald Rae A New Dye Tube dyeing silks with paper tube Sub Rosa 57
Oswald Rae Passe Passe Silks handkerchief travels from paper tube to paper tube, variation as a transposition Sub Rosa 60
Oswald Rae Vanishing Handkerchief handkerchief vanishes in paper tube Sub Rosa 60
Oswald Rae Box of Matches and Silk silk appears then it changes places with matches in a matchbox More Practical Patter 17
Oswald Rae Sympathetic Silks brief description, two sets of three handkerchiefs, second phase, named color unties More Practical Patter 1
Oswald Rae A Lightning Silk Production handkerchief appears at fingertips, lapelAlso published here
  • "A Lightning Silk Production" in "The Magic Wand"
Original Magic 31
Oswald Rae The Magic Chimney Pot christmas themed routine, three empty socks are placed in a chimney model, socks fill up with food, then silks, flags and flowers are produced from the chimneyAlso published here
  • "The Magic Chimney Pot" in "The Magic Wand"
Original Magic 16
Oswald Rae A Combination Wand multi-effect wand
- handkerchief appears on end of wand
- wand rises in hand
- wand is forced down a boy's throat
- ring climbs on wand, answers question
- stick to fingers
Also published here
  • "A Combination Wand" in " The Linking Ring"
Original Magic 38
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 selectionAlso published here
  • "Cigarette Card" in "The Sphinx"
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 standVariationsAlso published here
  • "Simple Silk Sorcery" in "The Sphinx"
Original Magic 57
Laurie Ireland Silks to Streamers, or A Color Change two silks change into four streamers in hand, pull Ireland Writes a Book 3
Stuart Robson Mental Coloring Telepathy in Silk six handkerchiefs, one is selected, medium enters room and knows which one The Book Without A Name 49
Laurie Ireland Come and Go Silk Gimmick metal ball type gimmick Ireland Writes a Book 10
Laurie Ireland Double Streamer or Silk Production Ireland Writes a Book 3
Tom Sellers The Cut Tape and Match Box Sellers' Secrets 7
Tom Sellers Another Cut Ribbon Effect Sellers' Secrets 8
Unknown Fake Knot Ireland Writes a Book 27
Laurie Ireland Ireland's Traveling Knot knot travels from performer's silk to spectator's (single) silk, using Ideal Color Change dye tube Ireland Writes a Book 26
Chris Charlton, Laurie Ireland Another Effect with Chris Charlton's Ringing the Ribbon Gimmick ring and ribbon Ireland Writes a Book 25
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 Novel Magic 6
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 Novel Magic 27
Lu Brent The Drum-Head Glass Tissue paper covers mouth of glass, silk produced from it Novel Magic 21
Lu Brent The Silken Adventure Silk vanishes from paper bag, travels into glass filled with confetti Novel Magic 19
Lu Brent Here, Bango! - There? Glass with silk in it vanishes in paper bag, appears in another paper bag Novel Magic 20
Al Baker The Self-Unknotting Handkerchief thread, not fixed to body The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 96
Al Baker The Al Baker Wrist Tie through spectator's arm The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 81
E. Leslie May A Handkerchief is Selected silks are put in unprepared bag and mixed, performer takes one out, force SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 8
Tom Sellers The Floral Banner "A pretty opening effect", flowers on silk become real Quick Tricks 11
John K. Bays A Flash Ribbon Restoration ribbon floats, is cut, pieces float, then restored The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 39
Tom Sellers Neptune's Handkerchief dry silks produced from cylinder of water covered with phantom tube Quick Tricks 17
Theodore Annemann The Handkerchief that Flew two tube-covered glasses, silk travels from one to the other, mirror glass The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 46
L. Vosburgh Lyons Prophecy Plus colored handkerchief and candle are chosen and predicted, see page 172 for improvement The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 21) 122
Charles T. Jordan The Spectral Seamstress name of person is magically sewn on handkerchief The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 21) 124
Jean Hugard Thimble Through Silk - Method No. 1 Thimble Magic 28
Jean Hugard Thimble Through Silk - Method No. 2 Thimble Magic 28
E. Lloyd Enochs Thimble Through Silk - Method No. 3 Thimble Magic 29
Jean Hugard Thimble Through Silk - Method No. 4 - With a Faked Thimble With transparent celluloid thimble Thimble Magic 29
Theodore Annemann A Simplified Five Card Problem Variation combining "A Simplified Five Card Problem" (Genii November 1936) with card silk The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 27) 166
Laurie Ireland Annie Cakley Outdone! - Or Shooting the Knot of One Handkerchief into Another two handkerchiefs on board, one with a knot, when pistol is fired, knot vanishes and appears on other handkerchief Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1936) 14
Theodore Annemann Twenty-first Century Silks The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 25) 153
Rex Slocombe The Knot in the Silk knot ties itself, thread The Magic Annual for 1937 62
Anthony Ross Card Silk Routine corner torn off selection, becomes blank, white silk has card on it, printed corner still fits The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1937) 216
Unknown Pack of Cards Changed to a Silk Foulard gaffed The Magic Annual for 1937 57
Joseph Maynard The Premier Silk Gimmick to roll up silk(s) for production The Magic Annual for 1937 78
Charles T. Jordan Four-in-One Silks four silks are produced from one silk The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1937) 226
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 The Magic Annual for 1937 62
Robert Parrish, John Goodrum P. and G. Cut and Restored Ribbon You'd be Surprised 63
Audley Walsh The Lovers' Knot flourish knot, two silks together The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 184
Edward Victor, G. W. Hunter The "Super" Sympathetic Silks silks hanging from a rod, using a chair and a table, silk fall on their own Magic of the Hands 46
Dr. Jacob Daley Card Silk Appearance silk with card printed on it appears from card The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 28) 170
Robert Parrish, John Goodrum The Ideal Hank Box Jap Hank Box improvement You'd be Surprised 60
Lorne de Blois Hank the Hermit marked silk travels to pocket twice The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1937) 218
Byron Churchill Plate and Silk silk(s) vanish and reappear underneath ungaffed plate 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?" The Magic Annual for 1937 60
Unknown The Dancing Lady sight gag Greater Magic 611
Unknown The Self Tying Silk thread Greater Magic 612
Unknown The Rolling Golf Ball rolling itself up in a borrowed handkerchief, ungaffed objects Greater Magic 837
Sam Leo Horowitz Color Changing a Silk using tube gimmick Greater Magic 591
Unknown A Study in Red and Green silk appears, vanishes, changes color Greater Magic 592
Harlan Tarbell "Clean-Cut" Color Changing Silk gimmick on loop Greater Magic 597
David Devant Dyeing the Silks credit information Greater Magic 608
Al Baker Al Baker's Dyeing Silks dye tube Greater Magic 609
Harlan Tarbell Tarbell Color Changing Handkerchief popular gaffed handkerchiefVariations Greater Magic 614
Ade Duval Duval's Dyeing Handkerchiefs dye tube Greater Magic 617
Franklin M. Chapman Flash Color-Change Silk Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 2) 2
Sam Leo Horowitz The Best Handkerchief Gimmick: The Coin and the Handkerchief a tube Greater Magic 585
Sam Leo Horowitz The Burning Table Cloth or Napkin using tube gimmick Greater Magic 590
Unknown Silk Stains cleaning Greater Magic 875
Charles Waller A Visible Penetration silk through silk with glass Greater Magic 600
Nelson Hahne The Penetrating Silk silk produced, penetrates borrowed handkerchief, vanishes Greater Magic 606
C.L. Jacobsen Another Silk Penetration no other props Greater Magic 608
Howard Warringer With Silk two silks, penetration Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 3) 3
Al Saal Silks and Matches silk and matches in match box transpose Greater Magic 596
Franklin M. Chapman Obedient Silks three different colored silks are tied together in a chain, one silk from the ends is chosen and transposes with the silk in the middle Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 6) 1
Unknown A Novel Vanish of a Silk using spectator's lapel as servante Greater Magic 585
Unknown Methods of Producing a Silk with Bare Hands: 1. No Gimmick Greater Magic 581
Unknown 2. Small Metal Box in Downs Palm position Greater Magic 583
Eric F. Impey Eric F. Impey's Method with thread Greater Magic 583
Sam Leo Horowitz The Silk Production using tube gimmick Greater Magic 588
Unknown A Novel Production of Silks several silks, with Stilwell Hank Ball Greater Magic 595
Unknown Vanishing Knots silks are tied together, false knot Greater Magic 613
Tenkai Ishida The Tenkai Knots three knots vanish Greater Magic 613
Unknown "Flash" Production of Silks paper cone Greater Magic 603
Unknown The Silk Wonder Box Greater Magic 604
Dr. E. G. Ervin A Paper Cup and Silk Routine water vanishes, reappears in cup, silks appear from cup The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 45) 309
Franklin M. Chapman Purse Mys'Try handkerchief with signature vanishes and appears in purse Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 1) 3
Franklin M. Chapman Selectosilko one of three handkerchiefs travels into one of three envelopes Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 6) 2
Orville Wayne Meyer Satan's Silks 20th century silks (originated by Frank Ducrot) variation, then silks visually come together and tie themselves, thread The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 52) 364
Unknown Color Change of Silk in Hand wind-up The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 86
Chester Morris The Fate of the Fabric borrowed handkerchief smudged and destroyed, then restored The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 58) 417
Jean Hugard Mutilation billiard ball penetrates borrowed handkerchief, for repeat it gets stuck and handkerchief is cut and burned, then restored (Hanky Panky) The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Summer Extra 1939) 413
Jean Hugard Introduction - Extempore Magic essay on impromptu magic, special props and magic that happens as a side note, with examples by Tarbell The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 11
Unknown Jap Hank switching handkerchief Do That Again! 18
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 Do That Again! 56
Oscar Weigle, Robert Parrish A Routine with Silks Do That Again! 62
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
Do That Again! 52
R. D. Spraker, Jr. Bamboo monte with three bamboo tubes and a silk, at the end las tube is filled with liquid Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 9) 4
Oscar Weigle Two Silk Folds preparing for production
- Silk Fold No. 1
- Silk Fold No. 2
Do That Again! 48
Unknown Color-Change Gimmick Do That Again! 52
Unknown New Silk Production Ball with two separate compartements The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 84
Mitchell Dyszel Snap Knot The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 56) 400
Unknown New Knot Flourishes The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 66
Robertson Keene Three Instantaneous Knots and... arm ends up in a sling The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 67
Eric Williams Sucker Dummy gag for silk vanish with sucker/soother The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Summer Extra 1939) 410
Theodore Annemann The $10,000 Challenge Silk Vanish pull to confederate The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 65) 452
Tom Sellers Two Silks Vanish three handkerchiefs in the closed hand, two vanish Scots Magic 11
Unknown A Silk Interlude silk vanishes in flash, actually flash paper The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 66
Robert Parrish Continuous Production of Silks at the Finger Tips body load Do That Again! 50
Unknown Novel Production of a Silk Handkerchief with spectator assistance The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 68
Franklin M. Chapman Hindu Turban cut and restored turban / ribbon Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2, No. 2) 1
Unknown Slip Knot Do That Again! 57
Mitchell Dyszel The Travelling Knot knot in silk slides down and dissolves The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 56) 400
Oscar Weigle Twin Sympathy second set of silks unties and ties in sympathy with another set Do That Again! 59
Tom Sellers The Ribbon Pyramid confetti vanish in a bowl, ribbons appear which remain suspended in the form of a pyramid over the bowl Scots Magic 10
Tom Sellers Off And On Again ribbon is removed from a gift box and under cover the ribbon appear again tied around the box, shell Scots Magic 11
R. D. Spraker, Jr. Reverse 20th. Cent. one out of three silks vanishes and appears in tube, using Thayer's Silk Cabby Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2, No. 5) 4
Joseph Ovette Nite Club Silk Production from a rolled up menu, performer produces stream of silks and as a climax a glass with a goldfish, with a tray Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2, No. 5) 3
Jean Hugard Rose & Silks Production as finale to card trick (!) The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 16
Unknown Silk from a Lighted Candle silk production from flame of candle The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 62
Franklin M. Chapman Puff ribbon is produced from rolled up paper tube Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 7) 2
Theodore Annemann The Accessory devil's handkerchief to force any small objectRelated to The Incorporated Strange Secrets 8
Georges Poulleau Transmigration of a Silk and a Candle candle in metal tube, silk vanishes, silk in tube, candle lighted from pocket The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 64
Franklin M. Chapman Capture of Black Carew patter in rhymes for 20th Century Silks Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 7) 1
Jerry Lukins A Magical Sketch - Professor Woofledust and the Neophyte The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 122
George Delaney An Acrobatic Handkerchief impromptu dancing handkerchief The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 88) 553
E. D. Wolff Impromptu Change Bag folded napkin The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 76) 503
B. B. Low Card Vanish underneath Handkerchief dummy stick sewn in handkerchief The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 96) 593
Edward Bagshawe Penetration silk through paper, new use for Phantom Tube The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 112) 666
Peter Warlock Jest of Gratoulet white silk tied between two others, changes place with tissue paper The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 75) 497
Unknown Silk Vanish with Pull choreography The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 111) 662
Theodore Annemann The Invisible Pull thumb tip at pull, applied to paper restoration, silk/cigarette vanishRelated to The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 86) 546
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 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 111) 661
Henry Hardin New Handkerchief Production with thread gimmick The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 97) 598
Howard Warringer Silk-'n-Coin Production handkerchief and two coins are produced Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2, No. 8) 4
Shaman Lost-Found blank silk, then with card printed on it The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 119) 701
Gordon R. McKenney Silk Gone Mad handkerchief to egg combined with handkerchief to light bulb The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 122) 713
Al Baker Spirits At Work thread, unknotting with short knot sequence The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 197
Unknown The Invisible Hair napkin or handkerchief animates as if drawn by invisible hair After the Dessert 17
Theodore Annemann Vampire Silks white silks are pushed in covered tumblers of colored glass, silks get color and tumblers clear The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 140) 791
Al Baker The Sympathetic Silks counting four seperately while two are knotted The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 202
Al Baker A Silk Force colored silks The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 199
Unknown Matches to Silk The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 123) 717
Rudy Reimer Ribbon of Eurus The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 130) 747
Tom Sellers Oriental Cut and Restored ribbon in wooden frame is cut and restored, gaffed Condensed Conjuring 5
Al Baker The Sympathetic Silks knotting two silks together The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 204
Al Baker The Knot that just won't Variations The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 200
Al Baker The Sympathetic Silks "Streamline Version", four silks