This unique and extraclusive thirty piece nesting doll is imported directly from Russia. It is hand-carved from birch wood and hand painted by Russian artist. The entire set of dolls is painted to resemble the works of the famed Russian painter Boris Kustodiev (1878-1927). Open it up and it reveals a collection of smaller dolls inside, each resembling a different famous Kustodiev's painting. The largest of the 30 dolls is 18 1/2" tall. This doll features a high gloss finish and would make a great gift for anyone. Bring a small piece of Russian history to your home today with this doll. This set also includes a 166 page full color book about the life and works of Boris Kustodiev. This book is in Russian and English.