Sailmaking needle, ca. 1990

Courtesy of Gambell and Hunter Sailmakers, an individual partner

Sailmaking needle, ca. 1990

Not available for reproduction or licensing. More info.


Sailmaking needles are made in a variety of sizes. The front half of the needle is triangular and is carefully polished to prevent cutting the fabric threads.

View/Add Comments

About This Item

  • Title: Sailmaking needle, ca. 1990
  • Creation Date: circa 1990
  • Subject Date: circa 1990
  • Town: Camden
  • County: Knox
  • State: ME
  • Media: Steel
  • Object Type: Physical Object

Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please use this form.