This authentic, older, iconic Russian Matryoshka ("little matron") of very rare 12 Nested Dolls in the set, is a beautiful addition to any collection. Each doll, the Russian preferred repetition of one peasant woman, is quality hand-lacquered with intricate, valuable details and signed by a master artist. Handcrafted from high-quality wood skillfully decorated with resilient, glossy lacquer in dark blue with intricate white accents.A true example of the more valuable sets on the Russian market. High quality figures over 20 years old, up to 30 levels, command the highest value. This complex set includes 12 figures, each a representing a decreasing size of the same figure in the very rare 12 levels ending with the baby, the seed. These nesting dolls are a classic example of ancient Russian craftsmanship and culture, wearing the traditional folk attire, sarafan-dress with head covered by the signature babushka. Delightful display or favorite pastime for anyone 8 years or older. Add this unique intricate accent to your collection today! The time-honored legend of the Russian Matryoshka represents a woman with child, the symbol of fertility, representing a chain of mothers carrying on the family legacy.
A remembrance of femininity and motherhood. This set may represent 12 generations. Netflix released a very popular "Russian Doll, " originating in the 1890s, series.