Handcrafted in Russia The first Russian nesting doll (matryoshka) was born in 1890 in the workshop "Children's Education" situated in Abramtsevo estate new Moscow. This charming set is hand turned from aged linden wood is decorated with gold accents and meticulously hand painted and lacquered. A beautiful family heirloom. Set of 5. Largest 7" T x 31/2" diameter.