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Matryoshka doll

A matryoshka doll (Russian: матрёшка; IPA: [mɐˈtrʲɵʂkə], matrëška), also known as a Russian nesting doll, or Russian doll, is a set of wooden dolls of decreasing size placed one inside another. The name "matryoshka" (матрёшка), literally "little matron", is a diminutive form of Russian female first name "Matryona" (Матрёна) or "Matriosha".

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A really awesome project that few people would think to tackle--making Matryoshka Dolls! Just try to ignore the harsh comments about her use of the term "babushka." Russian grandmas take note!

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A Russian doll magic trick on the Patrick Sebastien show by Bastrakov. The show leads up to the final trick with large-sized fabric Russian dolls.

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