Blue-Eyed Maiden from Sergiev Posad (Голубоглазая дева из Сергиева Посада). The head doll has the blue eyes in contrast to the rest of her sisters. Appealing faces coupled with many artistic enhancements in the "potal" style. Potal (поталь) is the name of a form of foil decoration that imitates gold or silver. Other enhancements include wood burning and painting, making matryoshka dolls from Sergiev Posad very artistic and not the typical hastily produced dolls that became more and more common from around the year 2000 on. 5 nest, 5½" down to 2". Fine condition. 1 only, as shown.
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