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What’s the difference between a bureau and a dresser?

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The difference between a bureau and a dresser is their location: A bureau is typically in an office or library and a dresser is usually in a bedroom or closet. Both pieces of furniture consist of a chest of drawers underneath a cupboard with shelves.

1stDibs ExpertAugust 15, 2019