100 entries in Silk & Handkerchief / Miscellaneous
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Unknown The Dancing Lady sight gag Greater Magic 611
Unknown Silk Stains cleaning Greater Magic 875
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
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
Unknown A Comedy Interlude apparent production, thumb tip Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 128
Unknown Torn Pieces Vanish From Handkerchief gaffed handkerchief and thumb palm Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 280
Unknown Card Stamp secrets stamp to put imprint on handkerchief Prepared Cards and Accessories 11
Hen Fetsch Transition holder for folded silk, clever The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 36) 149
Unknown The Little Bunny that Eats! forming Rabbit from handkerchief Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 23
Unknown The Brassiere forming a bra with a handkerchief Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 24
Unknown The Little Hindu forming a Hindu puppet with a handkerchief Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 25
Unknown, Harold Denhart Miss Fatima hand puppet from handkerchief, ballet dancerRelated to Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 25
Dr. R. Finkle Dr. Finkle's Mouse forming a mouse from a handkerchiefRelated to Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 27
Abril Lamarque Foiling the Gremlins gah when magic trick goes wrong, egg with silk inside bearing a message Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 12) 51
Jean Hugard Silks how to twirl a handkerchief, for making knots etc. Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 1) 55
William Larsen Fatima cane penetrates handkerchief and vice versa, handkerchief is twisted into ballerina My Best 319
John Booth Instant Handkerchief Spread folding method for large silks Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 4 365
Francis Carlyle One-Hand Silk Production with folding method Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 4 368
Bruce Elliott Odds On spectator guesses picture in buddha papers, color of handkerchief in a bag, which card is reversed in the deck, and which number is written on a paper, in a locket The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 99) 400
Karrell Fox Celebrities pun Kornfidentially Yours 31
Karrell Fox A Kornsilk Production humorous printings for big silksRelated toVariations Kornfidentially Yours 42
Brian MacCarthy Hank Dropper coin dropped inside folded handkerchief can be stolen outAlso published here The Best in Magic 49
Brian MacCarthy Hank Dropper coin dropped inside folded handkerchief can be stolen outAlso published here The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 336) 153
Bert Allerton The Little Hindu fold into a figur The Close-Up Magician 52
Bert Allerton The Rabbit handkerchief fold into a rabbitRelated to The Close-Up Magician 50
Charlie Miller Sun and Moon borrowed handkerchief, center sections transposeRelated to The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 81
North Bigbee Ribbon Kno four different colored ribbons with safety pins, color is divined behind back and blindfolded The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 361) 273
Al Baker Silk Divination spectator touches silk while performer is out of the room, performer knows which one, assistant The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 7) 34
Georg Heubeck Pavel You Say! two spectators select one of three silks, predicted, with variation by FulvesInspired by
  • a silk prediction (Pavel, Abra #1107)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 12) 130
Brian MacCarthy Handkerchief Fold things dropped inside can be stolen out The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 7) 336
Jack Chanin TV Surprise coins and other things appear from silk Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 7 167
Billy McComb The Seven-Cornered Hanky I Did It My Way 9
Arthur Setterington Pretty as a Picture picture formed with silks, produced from a Drawer Box Straight Line Mysteries 16
Unknown Final Comico gag with handkerchief, to finish show Aprenda Ud. Magia 109
Cicardi Telep-a-Bill handkerchief switch The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 81) 403
Bob Read Bob's Business for the Handkerchief Rabbit gag additionInspired by Pabular (Vol. 1, No. 1) 5
Patrick Page 7. An Impromptu Puppet with a handkerchief and rubber bandsRelated to Ten Thoughts on Close-Up 5
Unknown Another Double Handkerchief sewn in cardboard disc Tricks with Handkerchiefs 37
Patrick Page The Handkerchief Puppet with a handkerchief and rubber bandsRelated to Tricks with Handkerchiefs 43
Unknown The Rabbit Puppet from handkerchiefRelated to Tricks with Handkerchiefs 44
Unknown Fatima the Dancer Related to Tricks with Handkerchiefs 46
Unknown The Magic Mouse Related to Tricks with Handkerchiefs 48
Unknown How to Make a Parachute Tricks with Handkerchiefs 56
Patrick Page Another Amusing Little Item gag for handkerchief with a holeAlso published here Tricks with Handkerchiefs 59
Jan Torell Torell Handkerchief Fold brief, small bundle to make it appear Magic by Jan Torell 12
Jan Torell A Clip for a Silk holder Magic by Jan Torell 12
Lady Valerie Mental Silks prediction of a color, handkerchief with knot The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 132) 657
Unknown Cruzado Mágico con Servilleta folding a bra with a handkerchief, gagAlso published here Magia en el Bar 31
Brian MacCarthy Handkerchief Fold as a change bag Bennett's Best 44
Karrell Fox Clip'nsnip Art rag picture, squares of felt cut and trimmed and arranged in some picture Clever.... Like a Fox 175
Karrell Fox "Sillysilk" Hats silks tied onto spectator's heads for colorful stage presence Clever.... Like a Fox 187
Jim Ryan Fatima was a Dancer hand puppet from handkerchief, ballet dancerRelated to Lecture Notes Bar Magic 16
David Hoy, Tom Craven Psi-Handkerchief five different colored handkerchiefs in five glasses, prediction of one color The Compleat Magick - Volume III (Issue 226) 1129
Unknown Silk Chain Prediction Curioser 51
El Duco Visible Transfer white and red plastic rings are put into bags with silks with same colors, rings change places behind back El Duco's Lecture Notes 13
Unknown Hocus Pocus Puppet No. 33, hand puppet from handkerchief Self-Working Table Magic 42
Karl Fulves, Martin Gardner Comedy Vanish No. 70, pencil under handkerchief vanishes and appears in mouth Self-Working Table Magic 84
Unknown Invisible Ink No. 93, pen vanishes under handkerchief Self-Working Table Magic 117
Brian MacCarthy, J. W. Sarles The MacCarthy Hank Fold No. 72, marked coin among several coins in handkerchief penetrates fabric Self-Working Table Magic 86
Thomas Alan Waters Backhand switching an object behind a cloth, fake third hand Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 289
John Ferrentino Revenge of the 20 Foot Silk Worm spectacle with vanishing silk, in the end reappears on the end of long spring silk worm The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 2 130
Unknown The Flame Thru the Hanky flame of lighter is moved around handkerchief, no harm Magic from the Parade #1 6
Jan Torell Aufrollen eines Tuches handkerchief fold, brief, small bundle to make it appear Rund um den Zaubertisch 33
Steve Beam Leftovers on Dexter Cleveland, Harry Anderson, Doug Henning, The Jinx, optical illusions, a gag for introducing a handkerchief to a modern audience The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 9) 160
Karl Fulves Helium glass covered with silk, pen or other items pushed in glass with silk shoot out againAlso published here Contemporary Handkerchief Magic - Part One 2
Karl Fulves Holdup valuables vanish from folded handkerchief (ungaffed) and appear from paper bagRelated toAlso published here Contemporary Handkerchief Magic - Part One 19
Karl Fulves Black Belt silk initialed and mixed with other silks, tossed up and signed one caught with belt à la card sword, suggestion with other objects Contemporary Handkerchief Magic - Part Two 55
Unknown Threading the Needle No. 1, loop made around thumb, other end of silk magically threaded in Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 3
Unknown Comedy Production No. 2, item materialized under handkerchief, it's a finger, then pencil appears Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 6
Martin Gardner The Mouse No. 31, folding mouse out of handkerchief, "The following description, made available by Martin Gardner, is the first complete account to appear in print." Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 87
Unknown Matchmaker No. 38, three different-colored silks for performer and spectator, performer blindfolded, spectator lifts a silk and performer lifts one of same color, stooge Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 113
Karl Fulves Match Mates No. 39, two spectators move three different-colored silks or objects around and matches occur Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 115
Unknown Triple Prophecy No. 40, three different-colored silks knotted in box, spectator names order, they come out that way Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 117
Unknown Willie No. 55, folding mouse or cat out of handkerchief Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 163
Unknown The Rabbit No. 56, folding rabbit out of handkerchief Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 165
Karl Fulves He Found It! No. 57, rabbit folded from handkerchief finds one card chosen out of four and bites off corner Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 168
Mark Young The Invisible Hair handkerchief as rabbit puppet around hand, somewhat animatedAlso published here Garrett Does The U.K. 12
Dan Garrett The Invisible Hair handkerchief as rabbit puppet around hand, somewhat animatedAlso published here Garrett In The U.S.A. 12
Karrell Fox Karrell's Korny Komments Silks humorous printings on silksRelated to Much Ado About Something 156
J. T. Knight Hue Clue three different-colored silk in three glasses, one chosen, another spectator divines the choiceRelated to Latter Day Secrets (Issue 4) 102
Charlie Miller A Left-Handed Hank Has Seven Corners performer proves that a silk has seven corner by tying them in pairsRelated to
  • Hatt & Plate's "Magicians' Tricks and How They Are Done"
  • Stanyon's Magic, August 1913, Vol. 13 No. 11
Left-Handed Hank 11
Patrick Page Meeeoooow wet handkerchief is produced from a canister, wet cat joke Magic Page by Page 284
Patrick Page Colour Blind? three different colored silks change order, joker Magic Page by Page 285
Patrick Page Pocket Magic gag with handkerchief Magic Page by Page 299
Patrick Page A Hole in One gag for handkerchief with a holeAlso published here Magic Page by Page 299
Stewart James Go Go Vanisher Schlaglichter 130