The Interesting History of Nesting Dolls and its Usage Today

Families would simply pass collectibles from one generation to the next one. This way they would leave a legacy that can be passed on to future generations. One such collection that proved to be very popular through the ages were nesting dolls. People will more than likely know what you are talking about if you mention the word “Matryoshka dolls (Russian nesting dolls). Interestingly, these dolls have been around since the early 1890’s. Apparently, the first Matryoshka doll originated from Japan, and was introduced to Russia towards the end of the 19th century when they were experiencing an economic boom. At this time, new artistic trends started developing. It was during December 1896 in St Petersburg that an art expedition showing Japanese art took...