Tipis

Conical tent dwellings of poles gathered together at the top, spread into a circle on the ground, and covered with skins or canvas; common to Native American tribes of the Great Plains.

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2683
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300005697. The J. Paul Getty Trust.