Spray paint in "Bone White" owned by DAZE

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Manufactured by
Red Devil Chemicals, Inc., American
Owned by
Daze, American, born 1962
Medium
ink and paint on metal
Dimensions
H x W x D: 18 × 7 × 7 in. (45.7 × 17.8 × 17.8 cm)
Type
cans
Place used
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place made
Mount Vernon, Westchester County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1975
Description
A spray can of Red-Devil Spray Enamel containing Bone White 722, a white color paint. The spray can has a white exterior and features a large graphic of various objects surrounding a black circle with a graphic of a devil with a pitchfork in the center. The objects are on different colored backgrounds forming a geometric, circular shape from individual wedges. The objects surrounding the devil include a refrigerator, a high chair, a trash can, a car, a motor, a boat, a bicycle, a bureau, a children's wagon, and a lawn mower. Above and below the graphic is text in blue, red, and black with information about the color, the brand, as well as a warning label: [INTERIOR EXTERIOR / SUPREME QUALITY / RED-DEVIL / SPRAY / enamel / BONE WHITE 722 / DANGER-EXTREMELY FLAMMABLE. KEEP FROM HEAT OR / FLAME. CONTENTS UNDER PRESSURE. VAPOR HARMFUL / See cautions elsewhere on label. NET WT. 13 OZS. AVOIR.]. On the back of the can are the directions for use, cautions, pigment formula, and manufacturer contact information.
Topic
African American
Art
Hip hop (Music)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Chris DAZE Ellis
Object number
2013.22.18
Restrictions & Rights
© DAZE
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Tools and Equipment-Crafting-Artistic-Image-making
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Second Floor, 2 050
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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