Tag: Russian 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 »

Bringing Back a Classic: Russian Nesting Dolls

I bet if you peruse through your grandparent’s house, you would find a unique looking wooden doll that opened up into smaller and smaller dolls. Upon first glance, these dolls are intriguing and can become addictive for putting the dolls back together. These dolls are called Russian Nesting Dolls. Since their first appearance back in… Read more »