Hallmark ""Owliday" Wish" Christmas Ornament, 1987

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

1987

Creators

Hallmark Cards, Inc. 

Pike, Sharon 

Place of Creation

United States, Missouri, Kansas City 

Asia, Macau 

Creator Notes

Designed by Sharon Pike of Hallmark Cards, Inc. in Kansas City, Missouri. Made in Macau.

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2019.65.1454

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Plastic
Metal
Cardboard

Color

Multicolored

Inscriptions

on ornament: S / EA / SONS / GREET / INGS TO YOU on front of packaging: "OWLIDAY" WISH / Handcrafted Ornament on top of packaging: Hallmark on back of packaging: Hallmark / KEEPSAKE ORNAMENT on bottom of packaging: (c) 1987 Hallmark Cards, Inc. / K.C., Mo. 64141 / Made in Macau / QX455-9

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