Dresser VS Chest of Drawers | Infographic Comparison

(Last Updated On: April 24, 2019)

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Dresser VS Chest of Drawers

 

Dresser: 

Dresser is actually an abbreviated form of the term Dressing Table. It is a small table and has multiple parallel, horizontal drawers that are stacked one above the other and comes with an attached mirror.

Another term for a dressing table with a mirror is vanity. As you’ve already guessed, it is traditionally used for applying makeup and fashion accessories.

It is a small table that has multiple parallel, horizontal drawers stacked one above another and usually comes with an attached mirror. Called a “lowboy” so called in contradistinction to the “tallboy” or “highboy” chest of drawers.

Both lowboy and tallboy were favorite pieces of the 18th century, both in England and in the United States; the lowboy was most frequently used as a dressing-table, but sometimes as a side-table. It is usually made of oak, walnut or mahogany, with the drawer-fronts mounted with brass pulls. The more elegant examples in the Queen Anne, early Georgian, and Chippendale styles often have cabriole legs (I have no idea… just click the link if you wanna know so badly!) , carved knees, and slipper or claw-and-ball feet. The fronts of some examples also are sculpted with the scallop-shell motif beneath the center drawer.

Another term for a dressing table equipped with mirrors is vanity and is traditionally used applying makeup or fashion accessories.

 

Chest of Drawers: 

The only primary difference that is there between a chest of drawers and the dresser is that the former does not have a mirror attached to it

 

Dresser VS Chest of Drawers- Infographic

 

Dresser VS Chest of Drawer Infographic

Dresser VS Chest of Drawer – Infographic

 

 

 

 

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