Vintage and Antique Linens by Em's Heart

Antique Needlepoint Footstool

with Hidden Compartment

Item Number C25506

From rural Western North Carolina, an antique needlepoint footstool with a hidden compartment tells the story of a clever maker who sought to protect family treasure from invading cavalry or thieves...a very large nail centered on an inner prop allows the bottom to twist open to reveal a storage place for valuables.  The bottom edge is finished as if the needlepoint sides continued under the decorative tacks....but, voila! The feet are scarred from years of use.  Black wool needlepoint is padded underneath with straw or grass.  Made of pine....fabulous historical piece...offered in excellent condition for age, as found.  c.1850's - 70's  12.75" X 9" X 6" high

Antique needlepoint footstool with secret compartment

$295

How To Order

Home • New Listings • Baby • Christmas Holiday Linens • Antique Costume • Doilies and Runners • Handkerchiefs • Kitchen Linens • Antique Lace • Antique Napkins • Cocktail Napkins • Monogrammed Napkins • Notions~Parts~Projects • Other Antiques • Pillowcases & Shams • Pillows • Red White and Blue • Sheets and Coverlets • Tablecloth/Napkin Sets • Tablecloths • Towels • Monogrammed Towels • Museum of Antique Linen • Linen Wash • Care of Antique Linens • Sites of Interest • How to Order • Contact Us • Mental Pause

contact us: lynn@emsheart.com

Lynn Adams

Em's Heart Antique Linens

(864) 430-0372

PO Box 2613 Greer, SC 29652

 

All website content, including but not limited to text, photos, custom colors,

custom forms, borders, buttons, tables and emblems are the sole intellectual property of Lynn Adams

and may not be used or copied without expressed written permission. 

All requests will be considered.  Plagiarism will not be tolerated.

 

2002-2011 Property of Lynn Adams,

Em's Heart LLC All Rights Reserved