Silent Audience, Silent Show.
Auntie is a puppeteer. These would be two of her puppets (she makes all sorts, but also uses ones others have crafted).
I thought the positioning of these two looked a bit like a stolen moment between lovers. But I also think that's a bit of a stretch. oh well.
Sometimes I'm strong and sometimes I'm weak, but I'm pretty sure no matter which you are your grandmother shouldn't make you cry for who you are.