Cat on the Lap - Matryoshka Nesting Dolls
available exclusively at Russian Treasure store.
Model - [301SimCats]
Size: 3 inches
This set of Matryoshka Nesting dolls consists of 5 stackable figurines crafted of wood; skillfully hand painted and varnished with gloss finish, and is a bright example of classical Matryoshka nesting doll painting. From the largest doll to the smallest one, each figure resembles the other four. The outer Matryoshka nesting doll wears a kerchief, painted in pink, blue, red and orange colors, the kerchiefs of others are of different colors – pink, green, red and violet.
Probably, the first Matryoshka nesting doll is a head of the family; she is responsible for her sisters and must to take care of them. Flowers are one of the most traditional subjects in nesting doll painting; here flowers are painted as designs on the aprons of Matryoshka nesting dolls. Each doll is hand-painted and personally selected from the artists that we have worked with for many years, and therefore completely unique.
These Matryoshka nesting dolls combine both decorative and symbolic features. One of the most popular themes of Russian nesting doll artists is depicting girls with their household pets. All girls carry red cats in their arms. It’s not occasionally, because red cat – is a lucky one. If you present a person with this set of Matryoshka nesting dolls, you wish him (or her) luck and success. According to one popular belief, if you put a note with your wish into a Matryoshka nesting doll, it will definitely come true. The more beautiful Matryoshka is, the quicker your dreams will come into reality. So, don’t wait too long – this set of Matryoshka nesting dolls is a good opportunity for you or somebody you love to dream a little. A great gift for Birthday or St. Valentine’s Day!