This is also where matryoshkas get their name, since in Russian we call a " Matryoshka " a robust-looking country woman. The rooster symbolized fertility, and in fact matryoshka dolls are still often perceived as a guarantee of fertility. Height of the first doll: 19cm. Technique used: mixed media, watercolor, tempera.
Our classic matryoshka dolls straight from Russia The Matryoshka is one of the objects most commonly associated with Russia; also called Russian Nesting dolls stacking dolls The first matryoshkas were created at the end of the 19th century, and then represented a peasant woman holding a rooster under her arm. Author: Koznova Height of the first doll: 19cm Number of rooms: 5 Matter: linden wood Technique used: mixed media, watercolor, tempera Finishing : bright Manufacturing: artisanal Origin : Saint PETERSBOURG.