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What is this thing? Identify these random objects

It’s no secret that the V&A has lots of interesting objects, but it’s not always obvious what those objects are actually for. So let’s test your knowledge – and maybe your guessing skills – as we ask: what is this thing?

Question 1 out of 8:

What’s the purpose of these tiny ceramic shoes?

Blue and white ceramic shoe
Question 2 out of 8:

Is this what it seems? Or does it go over your head?

Furred covering for a ceramic object
Question 3 out of 8:

Eyes or ears? What’s it for?

Metal loop with a hooked prong
Question 4 out of 8:

Something to keep you on your toes. What could this be?

Fabric shoe shaped object on a mannequin
Just a quick random question – you don’t have to answer it if you don’t want to.

Have you heard of the V&A Museum (or Young V&A)?

[This doesn’t affect your result]
A photo of the V&A collection of a toy Jabba the Glob made by Hasbro for the Star Wars film The Phantom Menace. The toy is green and shows Jabba with a frog hanging out of his mouth next to a tub of Star Wars slime.

Yes and I love it! 15%

I already knew about it. 11%

Nope, it’s new to me! 38%

Not really sure what it is? 36%

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Question 5 out of 8:

A rattle, a whistle or a ring – what could this thing be?

Silver and coral object with bells
Question 6 out of 8:

What is this rusty looking, squashed thing?

Rusty looking stoneware object
Question 7 out of 8:

What is this white dome used for?

White circular plastic column with domed top
Question 8 out of 8:

What does this wooden lion help you to do?

Wooden lion with a flat hinged handle on top

Are you ready to get your results?