Hallmark "Santa Sulky Driver" Christmas Ornament, 1984

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

1984

Creators

Hallmark Cards, Inc. 

Place of Creation

United States, Missouri, Kansas City 

United States 

Creator Notes

Designed by Hallmark Cards, Inc. in Kansas City, Missouri. Made in the United States.

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2019.65.1258

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Metal
Cardboard

Color

Multicolored

Inscriptions

on side of ornament: SEASON'S / GREETINGS on front of packaging: SANTA SULKY DRIVER / Brass Ornament on back of packaging: Hallmark / KEEPSAKE ORNAMENT on top of packaging: Hallmark

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