Door Knobs: Symbol of Wealth

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In antebellum Charleston, rope marked the doors of merchants, eventually becoming a symbol of wealth. The rope door knob from Charleston Hardware Company is made of cast brass and measures 2-1/4" across. A pair with rosettes is $49.95 (June 2006).
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