(褌?, ふんどし) Popular until World war II, Samurai warriors wore them as underwear. Now worn as swimwear or sported during various occasions like the Hadaka Matsuri were thousands of men would gather at the Saidaiji Temple in Okayama for the naked festival. It is also worn by sumo wrestlers.
The gourd is the protector of the all mighty peen. Made from dried out gourd. The size or girth of the koteka does not dictate the manliness it covers. Tribe members would pimp their codpiece with feathers, paint or dried shells.
It's that erotic g-string or thong that comes in all shapes of various farm animals and glitter. Primarily used by strippers or exotic dancers who playful tease their audiences in these jeweled or bedazzled pieces.