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 hand painted set is hand turned from aged linden wood. This three piece set features a colorful Snowman that opens to reveal a jolly snowman and a Christmas Tree! Artist signed. Set of 3. Largest 5 1/2" T x 2 3/4" diameter.