Cerros de Tobalá
Carlos Cerqueda. Cerros de Tobalá, (P.A.) Oaxaca, Mexico. 2019.
Technique: Metal engraving with ink.
Size: 29 3/4 x 21 1/2 inches. Framed and Acrylic Plexiglass.
The tobala variety of maguey is used for making a higher quality mezcal. It’s found in higher elevations but this small plant, due to its size, takes 8 plants to equal the production of a regular sized maguey plant.