Baby’s skirt (Bedamuni: guimibè, iaketè). A skirt worn by boys up to two years of age. The skirt is made from the cocoons of the guimibè caterpillar, with small, parallel stripes of red earth (apusi) painted on the cocoons. Most young boys do not wear any clothing at all. The guimibè worn by some boys will be kept and be given to their sons as their first clothing. From Hauabi.

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