Hallmark "Kermit and Miss Piggy: On Frozen Pond" Christmas Ornament, 2003

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

2003

Creators

Hallmark Cards, Inc. 

Place of Creation

United States, Missouri, Kansas City 

Sri Lanka 

Creator Notes

Designed by Hallmark Cards, Inc. in Kansas City, Missouri. Made in Sri Lanka.

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2019.65.3683

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Plastic
Cardboard

Color

Multicolored

Inscriptions

on right side of ornament: TM & (C) Henson / 2003 / HMK. LIC. on front of packaging: Hallmark / KEEPSAKE / ORNAMENT / Jim Henson's / Muppets / Christmas 2003 / ON FROZEN POND / Kermit TM and Miss Peggy TM / decoration des fetes on back of packaging: ON FROZEN POND / Kermit TM and Miss Peggy TM / Kermit the Frog, a good judge of ponds / (frozen or otherwise), has found the perfect / place for an afternoon of skating with his / perfect partner, the ever enchanting Miss Peggy. / "Is there anything better than skating across / the ice on a lovely winter day?" asks Kermit. / "It's even better," adds Miss Peggy, "When / vous are arm in arm with the most beautiful / and graceful skater in the world, moi!" / Kermit would say more...but then he'd / really be skating on thin ice. / HOLIDAY / MEMORY CARD / ENCLOSED / For decorative use only. / Not for children under 8. / Concue a des fins decoratives seulement. / Ne convient pas aux enfants de moins de 8 ans. / Handcrafted - Dated 2003 on top of packaging: Hallmark / KEEPSAKE / ORNAMENTS / 30 YEARS OF COLLECTING MEMORIES / 1973 - 2003 on bottom of packaging: (C) The Jim Henson Company. JIM HENSON'S mark & logo, / MUPPETS mark & logo, MUPPET, characters and elements / are trademarks of The Jim Henson Company. / All rights reserved. / Mfd. for Hallmark Cards, Inc., Kansas City, MO 64141 / Made in Sri Lanka QXI4289

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