But it was brown. And since I will not sleep until everything I own is dipped in blue, I painted it.
And of course I had to paint the handles. They remind me of designs that might be on little dutch clogs. I don't own any clogs. This is purely speculation.
And the best part of all? I hijacked it! It is living in my studio and is not full of towels or sheets at all. It is full of a sewing machine and all sorts of wonderful items. And there is definitely some candy in there somewhere.