Published at Tuesday, 13 February 2018 by Nichole Potier in Dressers, with total 70 digitals.
Ladies dressers for bedroom were normally made of cherry or walnut and often featured only single drawers. The defining feature of a ladies dresser is the larger bottom drawer which was specifically designed for her to store linens and fine clothes for the day she became wed. Most dressers contain four drawers but they can have as many as eight or even twelve. Among the most famous cabinet makers of quality English dressers was Thomas Chippendale whose fine cabinets are still much sought after.
The Storage Chest Dresser. Storage chests are perhaps the oldest type of bedroom furniture that is still in use today. Traditionally made out of thick wood this is a basic dresser simply made of four wooden walls a base and a lid with powerful hinges. These chests vary in type and size and are a useful form of storage in any bedroom whether a childrens room or a master bed room.
The Swedish firm Ikea has specialised in supplying such dressers for the bedroom in low cost flat pack format for self assembly at home. In days of old you would have to struggle up the stairs with the weighty pre crafted dresser.