Hallmark "Star Wars: Yoda" Christmas Ornament, 1997

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. Beginning in 1996 with the Millennium Falcon, Hallmark produced a long line of Star Wars ornaments over the years.

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. Beginning in 1996 with the Millennium Falcon, Hallmark produced a long line of Star Wars ornaments over the years.

Artifact

Christmas tree ornament

Date Made

1997

Creators

Hallmark Cards, Inc. 

Bricker, Katrina 

Place of Creation

United States, Missouri, Kansas City 

Thailand 

Creator Notes

Designed by Katrina Bricker 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

2019.65.197

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Plastic
Cardboard

Color

Multicolored

Inscriptions

on front of packaging: Hallmark / KEEPSAKE / ORNAMENT / Yoda / STAR WARS on top of packaging: Hallmark on back of packaging: In the classic space adventure Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, Yoda trains Luke Skywalker in the ways of the Force and warns him of the dangers of the dark side. The diminutive Jedi Master from Dagobah also instructed Jedi Knight Obi-Wan (Ben) Kenobi. / Look for other Keepsake Ornaments featuring characters from Star Wars, including Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, and the droids, C-3PO and R2-D2 / For decorative use only. Not for young children. / Handcrafted on bottom of packaging: TM & (C) Lucasfilm Ltd. All rights reserved. / Used under authorization. / Mfd. for Hallmark Cards, Inc., K. C., MO 64141 / Made in Thailand QXI6355

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