Object Detail


Maker and Role
Berg Auto Trunk and Specialty Co., Maker
Date
Circa 1928
Object Type
Media
Metal, leather, Fabrikoid, canvas
Dimensions
11 x 27 x 9 1/2" (27.9 x 68.6 x 24.1cm)
Description
This luxury picnic set for four was made to be strapped to the running board of an automobile. Located on Long Island in New York, Berg specialized in making luggage of all types specifically to fit in and on automobiles. Owned by Jean Austin du Pont, the circa 1928 set was mounted on the running board of her Pierce Arrow.
Collection
DuPont Museum Collection
Object No
86.26.1.1-41
Currently on Display
Yes

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