Category: Nesting Dolls

All about Russian Nesting Dolls

Russian nesting dolls, or the matryoshka doll, refers to a very particular type of dolls where identical wooden dolls decreasing in size are made so they fit inside each other. The first set was carved by Vasily Zvyozdochkin in 1890.   Traditionally, the outermost doll is a woman who is dressed in a peasant jumper… Read more »