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Russian dolls - wooden toy in the form of a painted doll, inside which there are smaller dolls like it. Matryoshka is the most coveted souvenir from Russia, known all over the world. The matryoshka is made in the image of a young Russian woman in a national costume. Themes for painting nesting dolls can be very different: from fairy-tale characters to political figures.
Another name for Matryoshka is babushka doll. This is due to the similarity of the matryoshka with a woman in old age - a grandmother - babushka.
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Interesting facts about Russian dolls:
- Matryoshka appeared at the end of the 19th century in Moscow at the “Child care” factory.
- The name "matryoshka" is a derivative from the Russian name of Matryon.
- In the largest matryoshka 100 figures. Now she is in the Historical Museum in Moscow.
- The smallest nested doll was made by master Anatoly Konenko. It consists of four figures, the smallest doll is 1 millimeter.
- Each billet for nesting dolls goes through more than ten stages of processing.
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Babushka doll vs Matryoshka doll
Matryoshka doll is called "babushka doll", "russian doll" or "nesting doll". A matryoshka doll, also known as a Russian nesting doll, stacking dolls, or Russian doll, is a set of wooden dolls of decreasing size placed one inside another. Matryoshka is a traditional Russian souvenir, the most popular among Russians and foreigners.Wooden toys are what a child needs. They are non-toxic, pleasant and eco-friendly. Look at other products for your children and buy them with matryoshka dolls.
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Russian dolls is a Russian wooden toy in the form of a painted doll, inside of which there are similar smaller dolls. The number of nested dolls is usually three or more. Themes for painting can be very different: from fairy-tale characters to politicians.
The exact history of the origin of the Russian dolls is unknown. The most plausible assumption is that the Russian master depicted Slavic images or concepts from legends. There is an assumption that the matryoshka has Japanese roots (This sample was a set of Buddhist saint Fukurum figures inserted into each other).
Check out our Russian nesting dolls selection. The biggest doll is the mother, who is the main symbol of the Russian family. The doll itself fits into small dolls that represent daughters and sons. For this reason, the Nesting Doll represents fertility and motherhood. We offer the widest selection of authentic Russian Nesting Dolls available online.