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Hand-made Russian Doll in a 18th century
||Height: 9 3/4"
It is an Original Hand-crafted Russian Folk Doll created by
one of the most famous St. Petersburg artists of dolls Irina
Krasova. She works with a team of costume designers, sculptors,
ceramic masters - from Moscow, engravers and masters of decorative
painting from Sergiiev Posad, Nizhny Novgorod, Vladimir, masters
of bast-shoes weaving and masters of felt boots trade.
This costume is a real traditional costume of Russia at that
time, in miniature. The fabrics for the costumes are produced
by factories which have been in business for 150-200 years (these
are Tryohgorsk, Pavlovo-Posad and Ivanovo factories) in the traditions
of that time. Other accessories - miniature balalaikas, sleighs,
boxes, samovars, peasants' dishes are made of natural materials
and traditionally painted in the styles of Khokhloma, Gorodets