Russian Dolls in Traditional Costumes

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Hand-made Russian Doll in a 18th century Traditional Costume

Artist: Krasova Height: 10 1/2"
Price: $ 29.95 Stock #: k241

 

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 and others.