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How to Create your Own Matryoshka Dolls – All Crafting Supplies

Called by many names, the Matryoshka, Babushka, stacking or Nesting Dolls are a world-renowned memory of Russia. Create your own dolls with these supplies.

Matroyshkas are wooden dolls of decreasing size placed one inside another. The name literally means “little matron”, a diminutive form of Russian female first name “Matryona” (Матрёна) or “Matryosha”. The first Russian nested doll set was made in 1890 by Vasily Zvyozdochkin based on the design by folk crafts painter Sergey Malyutin.


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    This set of unpainted wooden nesting dolls lets you make your own matryoshka family with a ready to decorate set that features a large 5.75″ (H) doll and four smaller dolls. They are made with linden wood and hand-crafted in Russia. Called by many names, the Matryoshka Dolls, Babushka Dolls, stacking Dolls or Nesting Dolls are a world-renowned character.

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    The book is the complete account of the history, production, varieties, and creators of the nesting doll that has become a symbol of Russian folk culture, if not Russia itself. Contributing to history are commissioned studies from three of Russia’s leading authorities on toys and folk art. The book includes 330 color plates, 200 of which are carefully selected examples of dolls. The examples include: historical dolls from museums in Russia; factory products made throughout the Soviet period in the villages of Sergiev Posad, Polkhovsky Maidan, Semyonov, Kirov, and Nolinsk; and artwork of independent artists, photographed in several of the artists’ home-studios, in private collections, and in the inventory of importer-author Rett Ertl.

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