In Russia, poteshki, so called in those days toys, most often made of clay and wood. The doll is one of the first toys of antiquity. But time does not affect her: she is still loved by both children and adults.
The folk doll embodies in its image the characteristic features of the people who created it – this is the main value of the antique doll. Continue reading
For a long time, our ancestors made charms of wood, bone, clay, cloth and other materials. Having such charms, people felt more secure and more confident.
Day and Night were widespread in the Penza and Tambov provinces, as well as in the Volga region. Continue reading
From time immemorial, girls were amused by dolls. They were made of grass, straw, fur, bone, wood, clay and other natural materials. The first dolls were rather primitive, but they were tried to be made mobile, they were put on clothes and decorated. Continue reading