This nesting Doll is often called also Matryoshka, Stacking dolls or Babushka doll, or as Russian Roly Poly doll.
Matryoshkas as Russian Roly Poly dolls are a typical Russian art variant. Either as Russian nesting doll where dolls of decreasing sizes are placed one inside the other one, or as herein shown as Russian Roly Poly. This Roly Poly Matryoshka doll features in typical way a Russian girl, in traditional dress, with a white cat. The idiom Matryoshka is originating from Matrena (Matrona) which means Mama. Stacking dolls you find on our Matryoshka page, see our menu to the right. In Germany Russian Matryoshka dolls are often also called Babushka dolls.
This Matryoshka doll styled as Russian Roly Poly toy is filigree hand painted, and as all our figurines carved from wood, and finally covered with hard lack. Any Russian Matryoshka Roly Poly souvenir is surely a nice and welcomed gift for anyone, of any age, and for any event around the year.