Martha Stewart gives a primitive look to an entranceusing wooden planks. Here you can see they are painted, and a shelf at the top completes the look instead of molding. Here they have used regular drawer knobs for coat hooks. Today you can buy all sorts of rustic coat knobs that will fit into a period styled home
House Of Antique Hardware sells a solid brass pivoting triple hook. 3 3/8" tall and projecting 4". The base measures 3" tall by 1 7/8" wide. House of Antique Hardware sells this hook for $20. Put up less hooks, and have all the room for extra coats when company arrives.