Hallmark "Christmas Cookies" Christmas Ornament, 2004

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 revolutionized Christmas decorating, appealing to customers' interest in marking memories and milestones as well as expressing one's personality and unique tastes. The oven lights glow and a fragrance insert emits a sweet smell--warm sugar cookies just out of the oven!

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 revolutionized Christmas decorating, appealing to customers' interest in marking memories and milestones as well as expressing one's personality and unique tastes. The oven lights glow and a fragrance insert emits a sweet smell--warm sugar cookies just out of the oven!

Artifact

Christmas tree ornament

Date Made

2004

Creators

Hallmark Cards, Inc. 

Williams, Nello 

Place of Creation

United States, Missouri, Kansas City 

China 

Creator Notes

Designed by Nello Williams of Hallmark Cards, Inc. in Kansas City, Missouri. Made in China.

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2019.65.209

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Plastic
Cardboard

Color

Multicolored

Inscriptions

on front of ornament: Nellco 2004 on front of packaging: Hallmark / KEEPSAKE / ORNAMENT / LIGHT AND MAGIC FRAGRANCE / Christmas Cookies! on back of packaging: CHRISTMAS COOKIES! / Once we get to shovin' sugar cookies in the oven, a happy scene is certain to take place. Goodies, hot and yummy, will bring joy to any tummy when they're shoved into a cookie lover's face! / When families come together to make Christmas cookies, they're making memories that will last a lifetime. Celebrate these memories with this unique Keepsake Ornament. The lights inside the oven glow, and the ornament emits a delightfully sweet scent. / Uses one standard, replaceable fragrance insert for an electric air freshener. One insert is provided. / Nello Williams / Hallmark Keepsake Artist / HOLIDAY MEMORY CARD ENCLOSED/ [...] / For decorative use only. Not for children under 8. / [...] / Handcrafted - Dated 2004 on bottom of packaging: (C) 2004 Hallmark Licensing, Inc. / Mfd. for Hallmark Cards, Inc., Kansas City, MO 64141 / Made in China QLX7611 / Circuitry U.S. Pat. No. 4,682,079

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