The straw in this beautiful straw inlay doll is actually rye straw, painstakingly pressed, cut, and dyed before being lacquered onto the doll. The result is a raised effect that resembles the embroidery typical of traditional peasant dress. Pretty as a peasant princess, you’ll love this matryoshka nesting doll made at the Nolinsk workshop, the one place in Russia that employs the straw application. The fact that the design is created with straw makes this doll stand out among her peers. . If you like to collect traditional area dolls, you definitely need one from Nolinsk! Follow the link below to see our full selection of products from the Nolinsk workshop.