This Matryoshka Russian doll is painted in Semionovo style and it describes Russian Santa - Ded Moroz (Father Frost), he brings presents for children in a large sack. In the sack there is a box with a gift - a tiny matryoshka doll.
Town Semionov is a small town located near Nizniy Novgorod, this region is known by old traditions of Russian wood crafts. Now these old tradition are still alive and carefully cherished. These nested dolls are produced at the "Semionov rospis" ("Semionovo painting") factory that actually organized individual crafters and artists. Each babushka doll is painted manually so each of them has its own individual spirit and aura.
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