Matryoshka (Russian nesting doll)

Beautiful Matryoshka (Russian nesting doll) with a long plait is wearing a nice kokoshnik (a headdress).

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Russian nesting dolls: There are many theories as to why the name of Matrena (Matryoshka) was chosen for the original Russian dolls.

Matryoshka - Russian nesting doll. #folk #art #Russian #dolls

What's the most popular souvenir from A Matryoshka doll [матрёшка]! The biggest dolls set was made in 1970 and included 72 figures!

Michail Shelukhin. Lacquer art from Fedoskino. Марья Маревна.

Michail Shelukhin. Lacquer art from Fedoskino. Марья Маревна.

Russian folk story for children illustrated with traditional Russian lubok art.

Russian folk story for children illustrated with traditional Russian lubok art.

Russian lubok 'The Cat of Kazan,' a satiric view of Peter the Great. A lubok is a specialized type of folk art, a colorful print made either from a woodcut or a copper engraving. This form of art became popular in Russia at the beginning of the sixteenth century during the reign of Ivan the Terrible. Artist unknown. via Just another blog

Lubok

Kazan Cat One of the most popular heroes of the Russian folk popular print lubok of XVII-XIX centuries: "Kazan Cat, Astrakhan mind, Sibe.

A wooden vase with folk Khokhloma painting from Russia. #art #folk #painting #Russian

A wooden vase decorated with folk Khokhloma painting from Russia.

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