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 Folk@rt Classic

    The rustic charm of Singapore 
Singapore, in the 1950s, was a British colony with farmhouses scattered throughout  the island. Most of these homes were made of wood with "attap" (palm leaves) roofs. Some of the wealthier families earned their income by growing orchids for export. These families typically lived in houses constructed with wooden walls and zinc roofs. Today, there are only a few of such houses left as most of them were demolished to give way to the Singapore government’s modern housing program.
This Folk@rt classic is exclusively handcrafted using recycled zinc sheets, reminiscent of the Singapore's fast-disappearing rustic zinc-roofed houses. Its painted subjects include flora and fauna indigenous to  Southeast Asia.
24x30 cm