Published at Tuesday, 13 February 2018 by Lorraina Quere in Dressers, with total 65 drawings.
Also choose oak dressers that are well built. They have to be fastened without any gaps its planes should be level and in addition to all this the dresser should be devoid of any indentations. By keeping all these points in mind you will be able to make a wise decision in your oak dresser investment that will last you a lifetime.
The dresser for the bedroom as an essential piece of furniture has been much in demand for centuries. Traditionally a gentlemans dresser for his bedroom was made of oak or mahogany usually with two top drawers for stockings gloves cravats handkerchiefs and other accouterments. On the top would be placed lace covers and a mirror that should ideally match the wood of the dresser. The remaining three drawers would be single and capacious enough to carry shirts woollens and breeches.
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.