Silks, or handkerchiefs are a common prop used by magicians.
Tricks with them have been published as far back as Discoverie of Witchcraft by Reginald Scot (1584).
Silks are now sold in a wide variety of colors, patterns and sizes.
Some popular routines are:
- Twentieth Century Silk
- Silk in Balloon
- Silk through Cane
- Silk to Cane
- Color-Changing Silks
- Silk to Egg (Stodare Egg and Sucker Egg Trick)
- Sucker Silk
- Sympathetic Silks
- Slydini Silks (melting knots)
- Vanishing Silk