'Martian's Claw' wedding headdress

'Martian's Claw' wedding headdress

Designed by Lachasse
Pointillé and metal spangles
Great Britain
1955
Worn and given by Mrs June Gordan-Gottschalk
Museum no. T.398-1988

Mrs June Gordan-Gottschalk commissioned this futuristic headpiece for her wedding in 1955. Evocatively named 'Martian's Claw', it reflects 1950s interest in science fiction and space travel.