Bright detailed Matryoshka doll of five pieces with the depiction of Christmas on it. Russia is an Orthodox country that is why the theme of Christmas can be often found in different kind of art works.
Linden wood was used as the material for the doll, as well as tempera paint. Several layers of lacquer make it shiny and protect from scratches.
The art work was made in the old and well-known handicraft studio “Philipp”, based in St Petersburg. Their artists created their own recognizable style, keeping the old tradition of manufacturing at the same time. Distinguishing features of the studio are bright combinations of colors, detailed patterns of shawls, decorations with crystals and soft faces.
Material: linden wood, acrylic paint, lacquer.