Buckskin with painted designs in red, green, and yellow. Has red dyed quillwork attachments & tin jinglers with red dyed chicken feathers. Has a smoke flap and a wood ring base. According to the catalogue card, the tipi was made by Sioux Chief Red Cloud. It was given to the donor by Red Cloud during the time that the donor's father, Michael J. Dolan, was superintendent of construction at the Pine Ridge Agency in South Dakota.