Handmade metal door knocker. Striker plate is hammered metal. Knocker is in shape of female hand with floral motif at wrist.
Donated by Catherine Markellos. The handmade door knocker was on the front door of the Spirou home (mother of donor). The hand door knocker was widely used on Greek homes to welcome any visitors.
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Knocker, Door, 1890 – 1930, Catherine's Collection, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/8160. Accessed 02/24/24.