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Russian (Archangel), hand carved, hand painted, figuresRussian (Archangel), hand carved, hand painted, figuresRussian (Archangel), hand carved, hand painted, figuresRussian (Archangel), hand carved, hand painted, figuresRussian (Archangel), hand carved, hand painted, figuresRussian (Archangel), hand carved, hand painted, figuresRussian (Archangel), hand carved, hand painted, figures

Here we have a pair of hand carved, hand painted, figures in costumes from Russia. Actually they were made in the Soviet Union, which is stamped in red on the bottom. I believe the costumes are 19C peasant costumes from Archangel, Russia. The woman is wearing a venek, a diadem,which was unique to this region. This is different from a pochyolok which would have been worn in more areas.

The Soviet state existed from 1922 to 1991. I would place these figures as having been carved circa the 1950s.

They stand eight inches tall,the man being a bit taller. They are made from a light weight wood, both figures weighing a combined nine ounces.

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Russian (Archangel), hand carved, hand painted, figures

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