Object Name: hoop
Place of Creation: Europe
Accession Number: 1953.71/3
Credit: Manchester City Galleries
Hoop made from three elliptical cane hoops, covered in cream linen, sewn into linen petticoat. Open down back with a drawstring at the waist, which is missing. Top hoop shaped to slight V at centre front. Four strips of padding over each hip above first hoop. Linen tape ties at back level with top and middle hoops. Back and side fronts of middle and bottom hoops connected with linen tape braces inside.
Height: 66 cm
Type: Circumference (bottom hoops)