A tiny porcelain doll with a haunting history. Originally a German bath time novelty meant to float in the tub. Sweet right? That is until its arrival in the U.S. in the mid 1800's. The dolls arrival coincided with a popular morbid song. Yep, I said popular, morbid and song. In 1843 a poem by Seba Smith was published. A Corpse Going To A Ball. It described how on a very cold night a young lady named Charlotte refused to wear a blanket over her beautiful clothes. When she arrived at the Ball in the open sleigh she was frozen to death. It touched on the dangers of vanity and not listening to your parents. Set to music it became a HIT! American Bandstand watch out! A frozen charlotte with gold leaf wings is home on a piece of dark read crushed velvet ribbon. Framed by a vintage Rhinestone ornament. 32" long with pendant adding an extra 3". Assembled using all vintage goodness. Chain is vintage rosary and medal, mother of pearl buckle, faux pearl and rugged silver loop chain.