TRIVETOLOGY

Collecting, cleaning, displaying, researching, and appreciating TRIVETS and related go-withs!

Plastic sprinkler bottles, Part 2: Lustro Ware

Another familiar plastic sprinkler bottle, the Lustro Ware Clothes Sprinkler, was invented by Nathan W. Roop. Design Patent No. 168,595 was filed on May 15, 1951 and granted on January 6, … Continue reading

March 1, 2021

Plastic sprinkler bottles, Part 1: Minerware

Did you know that sprinkling water onto fabric prior to ironing helps to release wrinkles? From the 1940s through the 1960s, before steam irons were widely available and affordable, sprinkler … Continue reading

January 15, 2021 · 4 Comments

Collectible sprinkler bottles, Part 2

The last time I blogged about Sprinkler Bottles was back in February 2016. Since then my collection has grown and I’ve learned even more about them; so it’s time for … Continue reading

August 15, 2018 · 2 Comments

Collectible sprinkler bottles, Part 1

Are you old enough to remember sprinkler bottles? They were a staple of home ironing before the advent of the steam iron. On ironing day clothes were sprinkled, rolled up … Continue reading

February 2, 2016