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Brazilian Artists Make Matryoshka Dolls for NGO Arrastao

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published: May 11, 2009   Updated: Apr 4 2011 • References: babushka.br and blog.2modern
These beautiful babushkas for NGO Arrastão showcase the versatility of Brazilian artistry. Each matryoshka doll has been individually painted by a Brazilian artist, and the dolls will go up for auction to benefit charity.

Matryoshka or babushka dolls are of Russian origin, but they've inspired a number of innovations from all over the world. Check out some more below.