You may have seen these beautiful little 'dolls' in grandparents attics or Greek Orthodox festivals- and they are regaining their popularity as intricate artisan objects. The first Russian Nesting doll was born in 1890 in the workshop "Children's Education" situated in Abramtsevo estate new Moscow, but the original of the figurines if Japan as you can read here .
Yolandi Matryoshka Doll by Anjeanette Illustration
Heck, there is even a GAME?!?!? So cool!
I create mine to be whimsical portraits!