Santa Claus (Дед Мороз) Matryoshka Nesting Doll. Cute set with blue gift bags, Christmas trees and ornaments. Painted, woodburnt, gold enhancements. Semenov, Russia. 5 nest, 3¾" to 1". 1 only.
The archetype of Santa Claus, Jack Frost and Grandfather Frost is the Master of Cold, Winter and Frost. Generally an old man with a flowing white beard, a staff signifying that he is the ruler, and a warm overcoat and boots. In Russia, the homeland of Grandfather Frost is Arkhangelsk.