It can’t be comfortable to have to squat on bare feet for so long. She seemed like she was waiting for someone to relieve her of her duties, but no one ever took any notice. She needed something to make her more visible so she could finally get the attention she deserved.
We put the hat on and it fit perfectly. She seemed to thank us and give a little sigh. There were certainly more looks from passers-by. How is it that a girl of stone looked more at home with an inappropriate hat on her head? Some began to think that she was no longer waiting, but posing, enjoying her place in the garden.