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French Armoire Tutorial - this Craig's List find gets a facelift with paint! LOve that rocking horse one of the best I have seen.

1715-1725 French Armoire at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York - Where the English used chests of drawers to store their clothes (called tallboys), the French used armoires like this. However, I do not know the interior structure, having never seen one in a museum that I could open. That being said, while some French armoires can be quite elaborate, the style on this one is quite similar to some French-Canadian pieces I have seen before, albeit with a time lag of a few decades.

Oak Armoire French -- What a stunning hand carved Armoire -"Twould be wonderful if this was a portal to a hidden room, all dressed up like a fairytale realm!