In 1990, Alexandra Company was
founded with the mission of illustrating the beauty of Russian traditional
clothing through the medium of dolls.
At the time, the preservation of these exquisite regional costumes was threatened, and the
creation of the Alexandra doll was a viable means of keeping these pieces of history
alive. The very first Alexandra doll was handmade by the artist herself. Alexandra still
creates and designs all the molds that are later reproduced by her staff. Extensive
research is done to insure authenticity calling upon the expertise of three major Moscow
museums--the Museum of History, the Museum of Decorative Handicraft, and the Museum of
In January 1993 products of Alexandra were officially assessed as "HIGHLY ARTISTIC
This government recognition gives Alexandra access to all the Museums of Russian,
including their archives.
information about the Alexandra Company and the process of making dolls,
please click here.