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Russian nesting doll Matryoshka

Russian nesting doll Matryoshka

Russian nesting doll Matryoshka

Russian nesting doll Matryoshka
Having appeared a little more than a hundred years ago, Matryoshka has become extremely popular, in the first place, as a souvenir. Manufactured in almost every province of Russia, however, with its characteristic differences. Moreover, every craftsman could add something special to his own doll. And today very popular author dolls – made ​​in accordance with national traditions, but having their own characteristics. Nevertheless, real Russian nesting doll Matryoshka has strict standards. In particular, the classic version – 5-7 dolls depicting Russian woman with rosy cheeks in the traditional Russian sundress and scarf. Meanwhile, all faces of dolls look the same.

First Russian Matryoshka doll 'girl with cockerel' (left), Vasily Zvezdochkin, master (right)

First Russian Matryoshka doll ‘girl with cockerel’ (left), Vasily Zvezdochkin, master (right)

In fact, each master can decide what form the future toys will have, what personality and what outfit. And the classic version changed in accordance with the vision of this toy by the local master in a particular Russian province. Thus, there are Nolinskaya matryoshka, Zagorskaya and others. Today, the traditional author’s work is considered the work of the master making dolls in his own style.

Traditionally, Matrona dressed in a variety of outfits, however, in accordance to her status – the bride, the girl of marriageable age, or a mature woman. Also, there is even a doll – male. An artist can dress the doll in a warm coat and boots, and give it a hand basket or bucket. All depends on the imagination of the master. In general, the style of painting can determine the birthplace of toys.

Portraits of Russian presidential candidate Dmitry Medvedev and President Vladimir Putin adorn traditional Russian nesting dolls, matryoshka. Also featured on the dolls are Josef Stalin, Osama bin-Laden and US president George W Bush.

Modern masters do not always follow tradition in painting dolls, more adding to it modern feminine traits. For example, dressing them in modern clothes, adding modern accessories. You can find the dolls with faces of famous people: politicians, actors, musicians, writers and others. Modern copyright products are a real work of art.

There are many ideas for creativity, but the material for the manufacture of dolls in Russia is consistently traditional – oak or alder. The top of the wood is covered with lime mortar, and then the signs.

Russian nesting doll Matryoshka

Traditional Russian nesting doll Matryoshka

Traditional Russian nesting doll

Traditional Russian nesting doll Matryoshka

The Museum of Toys in Sergiev Posad exhibits the oldest dolls, considered the first, followed by three sisters, brother, two sisters and a baby

Portraits of Russian presidential candidate Dmitry Medvedev (C) and President Vladimir Putin (R) adorn traditional Russian nesting dolls, matryoshka

Portraits of Russian presidential candidate Dmitry Medvedev (C) and President Vladimir Putin (R) adorn traditional matryoshka. Also featured on the dolls are Josef Stalin, Osama bin-Laden and US president George W Bush

Traditional Russian nesting doll Matryoshka

Khokhloma matryoshka Standard

Traditional Russian nesting doll Matryoshka

Exhibited in The Museum of Toys in Sergiev Posad Traditional Russian nesting doll Matryoshka

Traditional Russian nesting doll Matryoshka

Blue set of Matryoshka dolls. Standard

Traditional Russian nesting doll Matryoshka

Modern Matryoshka dolls by Russian artist Tregubova Svetlana

Traditional Russian nesting doll Matryoshka

Work by artist Svetlana Tregubova – Russian nesting doll Matryoshka

Traditional Russian nesting doll Matryoshka

Charming contemporary Matryoshka dolls by Russian artist Svetlana Tregubova

Traditional Russian nesting doll Matryoshka

Vincent Van Gogh inspired matryoshka doll, sunflower motiff

Traditional Russian nesting doll Matryoshka

Beautiful architecture of churches painted on Matryoshka dolls

Traditional Russian nesting doll Matryoshka

Bright and beautiful Matryoshka dolls of contemporary artists

Traditional Russian nesting doll Matryoshka

World famous Matryoshka dolls, brand of Russia

Traditional Russian nesting doll Matryoshka

Russian Matryoshka dolls

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