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Exhibit of giant Matryoshka dolls in Moscow

Giant matryoshkas feature ornamental painting from Zhostovo and Dymkovo, blue and white Gzhel patterns, and Vologda lace.

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Matryoshka Doll.

Matryoshka Doll.

The Russian wood-carved nesting dolls called Matryoshka are not examples of a Russian folk art tradition, but are probably based on dolls brought in from Japan in rather recent history.

Matryoshka (Матрёшка) dolls

When asked, most often the first step is to explain what they aren't. A common mistake is to call the Russian wood carved "nesting dolls" as Babuskha (grandmother) dolls. The real name is matryoshk.

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Vladivostok, Russia

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