Pottery Hot Water Bottle (Buídeal te)
Kiltimagh Railway Museum, County Mayo
Flat-bottomed, stone coloured round pottery 'hot water bottle & bed warmer,' stamped across front in black lettering within circular design: 8" diameter. Washer and stopper fitted to prevent leaks.
Used to warm up beds to mid 20th century, when they were replaced by the rubber variety.
Used by the family of Paddy Byrne, Aiden St., Kiltimagh