Wedding headdress by Lachasse

Wedding headdress by Lachasse

Pointillé wedding headdress ‘Martian’s Claw’
Designed by Lachasse
Great Britain
1955
Pointillé, spangles and metal
Museum no. T.398-1988
© Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Worn and given by Mrs June Gordan-Gottschalk

Mrs June Gordan-Gottschalk commissioned this futuristic headpiece for her wedding. Evocatively named 'Martian's Claw', it reflects 1950s interest in science fiction and space travel.