61 entries in Silk & Handkerchief / Devil's Handkerchief
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown The Demon Handkerchief (Le Mouchoir du Diable)
1876 Modern Magic 195
Unknown To Produce Eggs from an empty Handkerchief
  • Another Method
  • "Patter" for this and a "Cake" Trick (baking cake in trick saucepan)
Related to 1890 More Magic 327
Unknown Hausmittel gegen Dilettanten-Schmerzen "By E. C., Munich", intro on amateurs vs. professionals, devil's handkerchief, switching deck application
Feb. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 2) 22
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Hinüber und herüber No. 39, eggs travel from borrowed hat to bag and back, alternative with handkerchief, shell
1899 Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 108
Unknown Devil's Handkerchief brief
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 93
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Lighted Cigarette Vanish in handkerchief, with vanisher gimmick attached to handkerchief
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 17
Theodore Annemann The Accessory devil's handkerchief to force any small object
Related to 1939 The Incorporated Strange Secrets 8
Harlan Tarbell Tarbell's Unbreakable Egg spectator breaks egg in handkerchief
Also published here 1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 274
Unknown Double Handkerchief
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 279
Unknown Gimmicked Handkerchief a half-washer in hem of handkerchief, used to vanish coin
1944 The Art of Illusion 88
James F. Herpick Inner Tube handkerchief with tube, to produce and vanish coins and small objects
1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 107) 429
Bob Somerfeld Telepaphone phone numbers are written on billets, one is selected, person at other end divines chosen card
Inspired by
  • Howard Savage's "The Phantom Phone" in "The Sphinx", June 1929
Related to
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 153) 612
Jack Yeager Vanishing Lapel Flower in handkerchief
Also published here
  • Jack Yeager's "Second Portfolio of Tricks"
1951 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1951) 10
Bob Somerfeld Nickel for Your Thoughts spectator's write down phone numbers, one slip and a playing card are selected, the person is called who reveals the card, actually assistant, Devil's Handkerchief
Related to 1951 Mind Reader's Digest 2
Ben Franklin Up Your Sleeve cards to pocket, last three wrapped in handkerchief
1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 284) 1136
Unknown Die Armbanduhr watch vanishes from handkerchief and appears back on arm, basically Oswald Williams' "Watch your Watch"
1954 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 15 No. 4) 216
Robert L. Henderson Suggested Routine outline of routine with a puppet mouse, an egg and a napkin, an egg bag, Devil Handkerchief and a Tricky Tumbler, Kling Klang Routine
1956 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 40
John D. Pomeroy Trick or Treat trick for Halloween, making candies appear
1957 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1957) 34
Robert L. Henderson A Rabbit Vanish using Ireland's Bunny Bundle Hat Load and spring rabbit
1958 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1958) 41
Walter Slasor New Routines for Your Shelved Magic different trick combinations, ideas
1. Tricky Tumbler (Grant), Vanishing Wand (Walsh)
2. The Handkerchief Pedestal
3. Drawer Box, Spring Rabbit, Dot's A Dandy (Allen)
4. Comedy Pump (Ireland)
5. Devil's Handkerchief, Menge Tricky Tumbler
6. Saltsation (Grant)
7. Rubber Egg (Weller), Milk in Hat (Grant)
8. Comedy Silks (Fox)
9. Temple Screen (Grant)
10. P&L Candlestick coin holder
11. Magic Funnel, Slate
12. Magic Funnel
13. Breakaway Fan, Bang Gun
14. Dial X (Grant), Wrist Watch Tape Measure (Tannen)
15. German Milk Glass (Grant), Confetti Cannister (Grant)
16. Ceylon Strip (Torsberg), Hypnotic Card Box
17. Ghost Glass (Grant)
18. Tricky Tumbler, Color Book (Windsor)
19. Stiff Rope (Grant)
1962 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 29
Don Tanner Don Tanner's Coin.O.Rama coins appear on hand which is covered by handkerchief
1964 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 389) 383
Burl Sparks Tricky Farmer routine with golf story using several effects, multiplying golf balls, egg bag,
1966 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1965-66) 14
Bert Douglas Make Safety Your Watchword watch vanishes from handkerchief and appears on wrist, safety presentation
1968 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 53
Eddie Joseph My New Six Card Repeat Trick routine with handkerchief, tray and glass
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 15
Alan Shaxon, Oswald Rae It's a Hold-Up! ring, watch and bill disappear from handkerchief and reappear at finger, arm and in wallet
Related toAlso published here 1970 My Kind of Magic 14
Alan Shaxon In Person! MC trick, a name is chosen from a booklet containing artists as well as his telephone number, the number appears on a slate, the picture of the artist in a frame and the artist performs next, forcing the artist
1970 My Kind of Magic 70
Brian MacCarthy Handkerchief Fold things dropped inside can be stolen out
May 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 7) 336
Unknown The Devil's Handkerchief
1974 Tricks with Handkerchiefs 34
Stewart Judah Billiards
Winter 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10th Folio (Part Two)) 852
V. Robert Allen The Toad and the Witch toad is hypnotized and vanishes
1975 Magick (Issue 141) 705
Brian MacCarthy Handkerchief Fold as a change bag
1975 Bennett's Best 44
Dr. John Nichols Devil Coin several coins in handkerchief, date of selected coin is divined
1976 Magick (Issue 163) 813
Ken De Courcy Vanishing Packet all cards except selection vanishes from packet that was placed into handkerchief bag
1979 Card Caprice 10
Ken De Courcy Credit Shower credit card in handkerchief, changes into shower of bills
1982 Creditable Conjuring 8
Ken De Courcy Devil's Aces Shuffled deck dropped into Devil's Handkerchief, magician pulls out Aces
Related to 1983 Four Ace Intro's 19
Karrell Fox "Presto-Logo" three jumbo cards vanish in silk, company logo on silk, trade show
1988 My Latest Book 131
Alexander de Cova Das Teufelstuch ... einmal anders handling for retrieving vanished item
1990 Horizons 21
Michael Weber Satan's Serviette impromptu Devil's Handkerchief with paper napkin
1991 Life Savers 84
Michael Weber United Divinations ashes on arm, impromptu Devil's Handkerchief to force a billet
Related to 1991 Life Savers 86
Alexander de Cova Devil's Handkerchief Handling retrieving vanished ring
1991 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 2) 7
Karrell Fox The Vanishing Fifty-One deck put in handkerchief bag, jumbo card of selection taken out, rest vanishes
1991 Goodies 41
Alexander de Cova Devil's Handkerchief Handling retrieving vanished ring
Also published here 1991 Das Alexander de Cova Seminar 16
Ali Bongo Forcieren mit einem Tuch forcing with a devil's handkerchief
1991 Ali Bongo 10
Alexander de Cova Devil's Handkerchief Handling retrieving vanished ring
Also published here 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 63
Patrick Page Das Hokuspokus-Ei handkerchief to make objects disappear, brief egg bag routine
Related to 1993 Lecture Patrick Page 40
Alan Shaxon, Oswald Rae Dies ist ein Überfall! ring, watch and bill disappear from handkerchief and reappear at finger, arm and in wallet
Also published here 1994 Alan Shaxon Lecture 30
Karrell Fox A "Cheep" Trick egg to live baby chick in napkin
1995 Much Ado About Something 130
Alexander de Cova Ringverschwinden using trouser pocket tube connection, devil's silk
1995 Mini-Seminar 1995 8
Christoph Borer BOE spectator's name written on slate transforms into chosen word from a newspaper
Also published here 2002 Anam Cara auf Zirkeltour 2002 16
Unknown The Devil's Handkerchief
2002 The Encyclopedia of Egg Magic 32
Harlan Tarbell The Broken and Restored Egg - Second Method: Tarbell's Unbreakable Egg spectator breaks egg in handkerchief
Also published here 2002 The Encyclopedia of Egg Magic 255
Alexander de Cova 6 Steine five white and one black stone
Inspired by
  • "Kurotsuke" (Max Maven, VideoMind 1)
2003 Gambit 16
Eric Mead, Michael Weber Gone Fishin' date of coin chosen from several in handkerchief is divined
Also published here 2003 Connexions 7
Eric Mead, Michael Weber Gone Fishin' date of coin chosen from several in handkerchief is divined
Also published here 2006 Tangled Web 211
Christoph Borer Geistertafeln spectator's name written on slate transforms into chosen word from a newspaper
Also published here 2006 Compilation 118
Alan Wakeling Switzerland watch appears in hand, vanishes from silk, reappears in pocket, vanishes again, reappears in cigarette case, cane vanishes in hat and alarm clock appears in hat
  • Notes (Jim Steinmeyer)
Sep. 2007 Genii (Vol. 70 No. 9) 69
Jim Steinmeyer Devil's Handkerchief Construction
Sep. 2007 Genii (Vol. 70 No. 9) 70
Patrick Page The Hanky Panky Cloth handkerchief to make objects disappear
Related to 2011 Magic Page by Page 257
Charlie Miller Version of Doctor Lynn's "Borrowing A Watch, Smashing It, Then Finding It Fully Restored Inside a Previously Examined Bun or Roll"
Also published here
  • Genii, Mar. 1970
Dec. 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 11 & 12) 124
Christian Scherer Die verschwindende Birne light bulb vanish, magic bandana presentation in german, double meaning of "Birne" (pear / light bulb)
2014 Schlaglichter 365
Charlie Miller Charlie Miller's Devil's Hank Addition phase with both bag and handkerchief
2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 336