A tripod stool was thus irreplacable for milking, while step stools were at the times of our grandmothers and great-grandmothers used by shepherds, milkmaids and cheese-makers in their small mountain huts during Alpine grazing. Since huts were rather small, a little stool was a perfect multipurpose piece of furniture.
Adorning this furniture with paintings developed in the 18th and 19th century. Thus, decorative value was added to stools.
Floral motifs have been old in art, carrying different symbolic explanations at different times and places.
In Slovenia, the red carnation has been often used to adorn furniture, perfectly complementing the natural look and presenting love, loyalty and beauty.