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Many consider this wooden toy, which is at the same time a subject, and sometimes a piece of folk art, exclusively Russian.
Among those who were interested in the history of the appearance of nesting dolls, there is a widespread version that their production was started in the 1890s, after the figure of the sage Fukurum was brought to the “Child education” workshop founded by the philanthropist Savva Mamontov. Continue reading
As befits any lady, sooner or later Barbie had to get a family. What happened – in 1961, the platinum blonde appeared plastic “boyfriend” Ken, named after the younger son of Ruth Hendler.
Over time, Barbie “overgrown” with new friends and relatives. Continue reading
Little is known about how the Japanese wooden doll Kokeshi appeared. Some researchers believe that these pupae arose from religious practice and were designed to contain the spiritual essence of the dead. Often they were made to honor someone’s memory. Continue reading