Wooden 'putu kacang' biscuit mould

‘Putu kacang’ (Malay festive biscuits made of nuts) is baked during festive occasions like Hari Raya Puasa. Considered the ‘king’ of ‘kueh baulu’ (tea snacks), the baking of this biscuit is a dying craft. This mould is carved with geometric floral and fauna designs.

Date/Period
1940s
Region
Singapore
Dimension
Object size: L 61 x W 6.8 x T 1.7
Accession No.
2000-03902
Material
Wood
Collection of
National Museum of Singapore
Category
Folklife Collection