64 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
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
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
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
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 dancer Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 25
Dr. R. Finkle Dr. Finkle's Mouse forming a mouse from a handkerchief 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 silks 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 Rabbit handkerchief fold into a rabbitRelated to The Close-Up Magician 50
Bert Allerton The Little Hindu fold into a figur The Close-Up Magician 52
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
Bob Read Bob's Business for the Handkerchief Rabbit gag additionInspired by Pabular (Vol. 1, No. 1) 5
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
Unknown Silk Chain Prediction Curioser 51
Unknown 33. Hocus Pocus Puppet hand puppet from handkerchief Self-Working Table Magic 42
Karl Fulves, Martin Gardner 70. Comedy Vanish pencil under handkerchief vanishes and appears in mouth Self-Working Table Magic 84
Unknown 93. Invisible Ink pen vanishes under handkerchief Self-Working Table Magic 117
Brian MacCarthy, J. W. Sarles 72. The MacCarthy Hank Fold 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 again Contemporary Handkerchief Magic - Part One 2
Karl Fulves Holdup valuables vanish from folded handkerchief (ungaffed) and appear from paper bagRelated to 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
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
Stewart James Go Go Vanisher Schlaglichter 130