Hallmark "Brass Promotional Ornament" Christmas Ornament, 1982

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.

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.

Artifact

Christmas tree ornament

Date Made

1982

Creators

Hallmark Cards, Inc. 

Place of Creation

United States, Missouri, Kansas City 

Creator Notes

Designed by Hallmark Cards, Inc. in Kansas City, Missouri.

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2019.65.573

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Brass (Alloy)
Cardboard

Color

Multicolored

Inscriptions

on back of ornament: (C) 1982 Hallmark Cards, Inc. tag on front of packaging: Hallmark / Dimensional / Ornament / Beautifully etched brass / with 24 kt. gold tone!

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