The rooster symbolized fertility, and in fact matryoshka dolls are still often perceived as a guarantee of fertility. Book illustrator and theater designer, member of the association. Height of the first doll: 18.5cm. Technique used: mixed, 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.Height of the first doll: 18.5cm Technique used: mixed, watercolor, tempera Finishing : gloss varnish Origi. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls, Clothing & Accessories\Dolls & Doll Playsets". The seller is "tresorsderussie2011" and is located in this country: FR. This item can be shipped worldwide.