A rag doll is not just a toy, but a talisman and a symbol of old Russian life. Our ancestors with closed eyes could make a little idol. Having mastered the technique and mastered the secrets of the masters, you can feel the connection between generations and better understand the culture of your ancestors. And the resulting doll will become the main decoration of your home! Individual excursion for 1-5 people Duration 1.5 hours Children Possible with children How it goes Other Rating 5 on 1 review RUB 4500 per excursion Price for 1-5 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
Traditional, folk Once upon a time there were rag dolls in every hut and even small children knew how to make them. Their production is completely safe: without sewing machines and needles, only with fabric and threads. You will learn about the many types of dolls: a freckle, a herbal egg, a Kuvadka doll, a Tula lady, an Oryol doll, a swaddling clothes and others. Hear about ways to create rag dolls and learn the old Suzdal technique. And you will also observe the exact work of the master and make sure of the truth of the belief that the dolls of the master are often similar to himself
Amulet You will discover the history of the Russian rag doll. You can guess from the photographs which of the dolls are winter and which are spring rites. The master will tell you that the mowing doll protected women's hands from injuries during mowing, and lovebirds protected the marriage. You will learn what each detail of the outfit symbolizes, why the doll has no facial features and what role they played in everyday life.
All materials are included in the price of the master class.
The meeting point is by agreement with the guide, you can discuss it when ordering the excursion.