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What Did Our Prophet Used To Wear?

Cloth used by our Prophet

By Saleh AhmadPublished 9 months ago 6 min read

Our Prophet ﷺ would not wear monotype clothing all the time. In general, He would wear a “harmani.” He used black, leather socks that Negus sent him. The end of His turban would sometimes hang down towards His blessed chest and sometimes towards His shoulders. His turban would mostly be black. He used to wear a cap under His turban. He never wore a pointed cap or coif. He said “What makes us different from the polytheists is that we wear a cap under the turban.”

Our Prophet ﷺ liked wearing a dress called “kamis.” Kamis is a type of shirt stretching out from head to foot. It is said that our Prophet ﷺ liked it because it was not a two-piece clothing like “rida” and “izar” and covered the whole body. “Kamis” is generally made of cotton fabric. The sleeves of Our Prophet’s shirts would stretch down to His wrists.

He used to like striped fabric on dressing.5 It is called “Hibere” in Arabic. Hibere is a green fabric pertaining to Yemen. He ﷺ liked green colored dresses, since the dresses that the people of Heaven will wear will be green. He would sometimes wear Damascus loose robes. When he was making wudu, He had to take off their sleeves because rolling them up was not possible due to their tightness. He also wore Nushiravan “Harmani” that had silky embroidery at their pockets and collars. After the Prophet’s death, Hadrat Aisha (Radiyallahu Anh) told that “Hadrat Prophet ﷺ passed away within these clothes” taking out a patched cardigan and broadcloth sarong.

Praise and prayer

When Our Prophet ﷺ was preparing to wear new clothing, He would pray to Allah (SWT) with the name of that dress. For example, he would pray, “Thanks be ti Allah who made this turban a dress to us” if He wore a turban; “Thanks be to Allah who made this shirt a dress to us”; if He wore a shirt; “Thanks be to Allah who made this scarf a dress to us” if he wore a scarf.

When our Prophet wore new clothing, He would pray “O Allah, all praise is to You, just as You have dressed me, I seek Your blessings of it and the blessings of what it is made of and I seek protection and Your refuge from all evil and the evil of that which it is made of.”

Color Preference

As understood from several narrations, Hadrat Prophet ﷺ dressed in almost all colors, such as black, red, green, yellow. However, His favorite color in clothing was white. He stated “white is the most beautiful one among colors” regarding white color.


He would sometimes wear a cloth made of plain striped fabric. His shoes were a type of shoe with a flat sole and tied over feet.

Description of the cup of the Prophet (PBUH).

Imam Ahmad (RA) narrated on the authority of Yahya Ibn Adam on the authority of Asim He said, I saw the cup of the Prophet (PBUH) with Hazrat Anas (RA), it was made of silver leaf. It was on the ground Hafiz Bayhaqi Abu Abdullah Muhammad Ibn Abdullah Birkhari Asim Alu Ahwal narrates in Sutra He said, I am with Hazrat Anas Ibn Malik I saw the cup of Nabi Kabeem (na), because it broke, he covered it with silver Wrapped up He said that it was the best wooden vessel and the best drinking vessel Hazrat Anas said, I made the Prophet (PBUH) drink from this cup more than once I did it He said, Ibn Sirin narrated, an iron chain was attached to it Later, Hazrat Anas (RA) wanted to attach a gold or silver bracelet to it then Abu Talha (RA) said to him, "Change to a child made by Rasulullah (SAW).

achievement by No, then Anas (ra) abandoned his desire In addition, Imam Ahmad (RA) Raoh On the authority of Ibn Ubada, Hajjaj narrated from Ibn Anas and said, "Once we were Hazrat."

I was with us Then he brought a cup containing three iron plates and An iron rod was attached He is inside a dark gilak (cover).

He took out And it was less than one-fourth and more than one-eighth

Then water was brought to us by the order of Anas Ibn Malik then

We drank from it and poured it on our heads and mouths and Darud I read This is a single narration of Imam Ahmad The cloak of the Prophet (peace be upon him).

Hafiz Bayhaqi (may Allah be pleased with him) said, Muhammad According to Ishaq, we are told about the incident of Tabuk that Rasulullah (SAW) Ayla When Vasideva wrote the security certificate, he gave them (as a token of security).

A used sheet was also given Later, the first caliph of Banu Abbas was Abul Abbas Abdullah Ibn Muhammad (Saffah) bought it for three hundred dinars. Banu from generation to generation Abbas was the heir of this cloak On the day of Eid, the Khalifa is on both his shoulders He used to wear it hanging and in one hand he was holding the staff said to be the Prophet's (PBUH).

used to do Then he would come out with eye-popping and smile-inducing patience and grace. And they used to wear black clothes on Fridays and Eid days And they used to do this In imitation of Sabydul Mubsalin, the great Ne3 of all Abba residents regardless And their The work is supported by the hadith Shastaeb two scholars, Imam Bukhari and Muslim, which On the authority of Malik Ai Zuhri on the authority of Anas (RA) that Rasulullah (SAW) wore a turban on his head.

Entered Makkah In another narration, this time also he had a black turban on his head And According to one tradition, he used to hang the fringes of his turban between both shoulders Bukhari narrated on the authority of Musaddad on the authority of Abu Burda He said, (once) Hazrat Aisha (ra) took out a sheet and a thick lungi and said, these two The soul of the Prophet (peace be upon him) was buried while clothed And Juhri described

Bukhari narrated about Hazrat Aisha (ra) and Ibn Abbas in the hadith. They are two Rasulullah (SAW) repeatedly covered his face with a sheet at the last moment was doing And when he was suffocated, the Jew would say by removing the sheet from his face And may the curse of Allah be upon the Christians, they are mosques over the graves of their prophets Made it He was talking about their deeds I say, this Nothing is known about what finally happened to the beasts described in the three chapters It has already been said that Karbe spreads a red sheet under him happened, so that He used to pray during his lifetime Now if we are all the clothes used in his lifetime Mentioning the details of the scope would make the paragraph long God willing The proper place for this is the section on clothing in Kitabul Ahkam al-Kabir Allah

If you want, I will discuss it there And we trust him

His Elegance

Hadrat Prophet ﷺ never liked vanity. However, He would sometimes wear valuable and good-looking clothing, especially when they were sent as gifts. Abd Allah ibn Abbas (Radiyallahu Anh) put on a dress made of the most valuable fabrics from Yemen when he visited Haruriyyah as an envoy.

When Haruriyyah said:

– O, Ibn Abbas, what kind of clothes is this? Ibn Abbas replied:

– Do you object to my dressing style? I saw Hadrat Prophet ﷺ in the most beautiful dresses.

Some rulers and local chiefs sent Hadrat Prophet ﷺ valuable clothing as gifts. Hadrat Prophet ﷺ accepted those and sometimes wore them.

For more information, one can explore the “Clothes” section in Abu Dawud’s Sunan.


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