March 16, 2015

Russian Toys

A Special stamp was released on 16th January 2015 on traditional toys of Russia.

Dymkovo toy - one of the Russian folk clay arts and crafts. Figurines molded parts, and then dried and calcined to cover whitewash and paint colors of yellow, blue, green, scarlet flowers, which gives toys special brightness and elegance. Subjects for painting - young people, buffoons, ladies, gentlemen, nannies with children vodonoski, pets, turkeys, roosters and deer.

Matryoshka - Russian wooden toy in the form of a painted doll, inside of which are similar to her smaller pieces. Number of nested dolls usually from three to twelve. They have a flat form Donets eggs and consist of two parts: upper and lower. Traditionally, the Matryoshka drawn woman in sundress, apron and headscarf.

The stamp depicts Dymkovo toy "Carousel" and nesting dolls.

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