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Catalog Number 2009.04.01
Object Name Mural
Description This mural painted by Comanche artist, Tim Saupitty, depicts a sacred site, Medicine Bluff. In the painting, there are 15 trees on the left side, with sun beams appearing through the trees, casting down on a black with white spotted horse. The horse, a Medicine Hat, is running along the trees. The mural is painted with variations of different shades of green with touches of white on the bottom of the trees. There are bushes and a dirt trail lined with different flowers. The sky is light blue. The bluff is painted brown with a variety of shades of black and dark green. The river is painted dark brown, dark blue, light blue, and white. The shiny reflection is made up of spray paint and white cross lines.
The information describing the mural, states, Tim Saupitty, (Comanche) Medicine Bluff, a place where prayers were offered and of a recent federal court recognizing its tie to Comanche culture. Many tribes share cultural stories of its importance. The information is located on the right side of the mural.
Date 2009
Artist Tim Saupitty
Collection Comanche Nation College
Search Terms T
Medicine Bluff
Tim Saupitty
Sacred site
Title Medicine Bluff
Height (in) 1383
Width (in) 3228
Medium Acrylic Paint
Inscription Text Medicine Bluff 09
Tim Saupitty
Inscription Location Left side of the mural
Received as Purchase