- Place of Origin
- Historical Period/Date
- 19th Century (1830-1869 Mid)
- Registration Number
- Needles,Needlework Equipment,
A Mexican 'needle' and attached thread made from the leaf tip of the agave plant. The tip is broken away from the leaf and torn down towards the base of the leaf taking with it a long strip of fibre thus forming a needle and attached thread which is used for sewing sacks.