Hallmark "Dad" Christmas Ornament, 1996

Summary

Already known for greeting cards, Hallmark introduced a line of Christmas ornaments in 1973. The company's annual release of an increasing array of ornaments appealed to customers' interest in marking memories and milestones as well as expressing one's personality and unique tastes. This was the perfect gift for the Dad who insisted on capturing his child's antics and milestones on videotape.

Already known for greeting cards, Hallmark introduced a line of Christmas ornaments in 1973. The company's annual release of an increasing array of ornaments appealed to customers' interest in marking memories and milestones as well as expressing one's personality and unique tastes. This was the perfect gift for the Dad who insisted on capturing his child's antics and milestones on videotape.

Artifact

Christmas tree ornament

Date Made

1996

Creators

Hallmark Cards, Inc. 

Siedler, Bob 

Place of Creation

United States, Missouri, Kansas City 

Thailand 

Creator Notes

Designed by Bob Siedler of Hallmark Cards, Inc. in Kansas City, Missouri. Made in Thailand.

Henry Ford Museum
 On Exhibit

at Henry Ford Museum in The Gallery by GM

Object ID

2019.65.194

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Plastic
Cardboard

Color

Multicolored

Inscriptions

on front of packaging: KEEPSAKE / ORNAMENT / Dad on top of packaging: Hallmark on back of packaging: Handcrafted - Dated 1996 / Sculpted by Bob Siedler

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