A faldstool is a type of portable folding stool or chair that was commonly used in medieval times. It typically had a frame made of wood or metal, with a fabric seat or cushion. Faldstools were often used by bishops, priests, or important clergy members during religious ceremonies or processions. They could also be used by other individuals of higher social status, such as nobles or royalty. The portability and foldable design made faldstools convenient for travel or for temporary seating arrangements. Portable folding seat, like a camp stool. A litany desk.