"Agnessa", Russian Nesting Doll, n6b, 6.5"
Agnessa is a Russian and latinized form of the Greek name ‘Αγνη (Hagne) meaning "chaste". Saint Agnes was a virgin martyred during the persecutions of the Roman emperor Diocletian. The name became associated with Latin agnus "lamb", resulting in the saint's frequent depiction with a lamb by her side. Due to her renown, the name became common in Christian Europe, being especially popular in England in the Middle Ages.