Nesting Doll Russian Santas is painted in Semionov style and it describes Russian Santa which is called here Ded Moroz (Father Frost). The matryoshka doll is turned in shape of an egg.
Semionovo is a small town located near Nizniy Novgorod, this region is known by old traditions of wood crafts. Now these old tradition are still alive and carefully cherished. These nesting dolls are produced at the "Semionov rospis" ("Semionovo painting") factory that actually organized individual crafters and artists. Each nesting doll is painted manually so each of them has its own individual spirit and aura.
4 pieces set, size 11 cm/4-1/3"