Now renowned throughout the world, nesting dolls are a symbol of folk art of Russia, which have inevitably become a symbol, and thus became the par excellence Russian souvenirs. Made of wood, the matrioskas dolls are of different sizes each of which is insertable into a larger format. Each piece is divided into two parts and is empty on the inside, unless the smallest which is called seed, while the largest doll is called mother. It is no coincidence that in the year 1900, the World Exhibition in Paris, the matryoshka was rewarded and recognized as a symbol of the Russian tradition for its popularity around the world since then, the matrioshke reflected in his artistic life and the history of Russia. If the traditional nesting dolls depicting a woman with a red and a yellow scarf Sarafan, (so that you can think of the matryoshka as a representation of the mother, and therefore of fertility and generosity, which confirms find itself in the name of the doll that is supposed to mean precisely large woman, majestic), ultimately you can find on the market other playful nesting dolls depicting famous people from the field of entertainment, music, politics, sports and more. Designed at the turn of the nineteenth and twentieth century by Savva Mamontov, wealthy industrialist, art collector and patron, the first eight matryoshka dolls that represented the first members, in order of magnitude, a mother, a girl, a boy, a girl, etc. . to the last figure, that of an infant in swaddling clothes, and today, can be considered an attractive piece of furniture.