Historical information

Used by the Estoppey family, Swiss emigrants, at Briagolong.

Three and four-legged milking stools were standard equipment in early dairies, where cows were milked by hand. Similar stools were used in the home for informal seating.

Physical description

Wooden milking stool with a square top of axe-dressed hardwood and four wooden legs that fit through holes in the seat. One leg is made from a branch of a tree.