Hallmark "Time for a Party!" Christmas Ornament, 2006

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

2006

Creators

Hallmark Cards, Inc. 

Tague, Sue 

Place of Creation

United States, Missouri, Kansas City 

China 

Creator Notes

Designed by Sue Tague of Hallmark Cards, Inc. in Kansas City, Missouri. Made in China.

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2019.65.6307

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Plastic
Cardboard

Color

Multicolored

Inscriptions

on bottom of ornament: 2006 / (C) 2006 Hallmark Licensing, Inc. on front of packaging: Hallmark / KEEPSAKE / Time for a Party! / CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT DECORATION DES FETES on back of packaging: Time for a Party! / Shake up some fun. Top it off with a twist. / It's time for a party, and who can resist? / Music and mingling, some nibbles and chat / Together with friends--who doesn't love that! / Sue Tague / Hallmark Keepsake Artist / For decorative use only. Not for children under 8. / Concu a des fins decoratives seulement. Ne convient pas aux enfants de moins de 8 ans. / HANDCRAFTED - DATED 2006 on bottom of packaging: (C) 2006 Hallmark Licensing, Inc. / Mfd. for/Fabrique pour Hallmark Cards, Inc. / Kansas City, MO 64141 / Made in China QXG2613

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