Suburbs of Monterey, Mexico: Maguey plant. The maguey plant is that from which the Mexicans get their national drink, mescal and pulque (whiskey and beer); Mexican home. Cactus fence about 20 feet high grown around enclosure. When ready to give sap the maguey is about six feet tall; Weaving; The fibre of the maguey is worked into rope strands and cloth. Cliff dwellers used the same fibre. Spinning the thread.
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