This one legged milking stool was used at the American Dairy in San José, California by Batista Vieira. The leather straps secure the stool to the body allowing the milker to keep his hands free while milking numerous cows. On display at the Portuguese Historical Museum at the Imperio, History Park.


  • Title: Milking stool
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: 1920/1950
  • Location: San Jose (Calif.)
  • Physical Dimensions: Leather/Wood/Metal
  • Provenance: On loan from Batista Vieira

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