The first matryoshkas were created at the end of the 19th century, and then represented a peasant woman holding a rooster under her arm. 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.
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: Prokhorova Height of the first doll: 18 cm Matter: linden wood Number of pieces :5 Technique used: mixed, watercolor, tempera Finishing : gloss varnish Manufacturing: artisanal Origin: Sant - Petersburg. 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.