Doing research on bathroom fixture colors, I came across this tidbit: Colors for Kohler toilet seats in 1929. Be still my heart. Plastic so beautiful — I should go into business. Alas, I think it would be a good way to lose a lot of money. Source: The Building Technology Heritage Library.
These toilet seats are another particular obsession of mine. I tried to buy the one above right off the toilet at an fun estate sale — it was SO HEAVY. I know most folks would think that is gross, but, golly, ain’t they ever heard of Lysol? In any case, no one has sold me one yet.
Above: Church toilet seat colors from one of my brochures. One of the first things I ever wrote about on the blog, way back in 2007.