Women Scarf in Ihram

Shortened Question:

Are women allowed to wear a coloured scarf in Ihram?


My question is am I allowed to wear coloured scarf like dark blue, red … with black abaya for Umrah?


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

It is permissible for a woman in Ihram to wear a coloured scarf[1].

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Hanif Yusuf Patel

Student Darul Iftaa

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.




[1] وأما المرأة فلها أن تلبس ما شاءت من المخيط والخفين إلا أنها لا تغطي وجهها لقوله - عليه الصلاة والسلام - «إحرام المرأة في وجهها» ولأن بدنها عورة وستره بما ليس بمخيط يتعذر فلذلك جوز لها لبس المخيط.

[Al-Jawharat an-Nayyirah ala Mukhtasar al-Quduri, 1: 152]

قال: " ولا يلبس ثوبا مصبوغا بورس ولا زعفران ولا عصفر " لقوله عليه الصلاة والسلام " لا يلبس المحرم ثوبا مسه زعفران ولا ورس ".

قال: " إلا أن يكون غسيلا لا ينفض " لأن المنع للطيب لا للون

[Al-Hidayah Sharh al-Bidayah, 1: 136/9]

وإلا فستر العورة كاف

[Hashiyat at-Tahtawi ala Maraqi al-Falah, p.479, Bolaq]

والخامس الرجل لا يلبس الثوب المخيط في قول ابي حنيفة وأصحابه وابي عبد الله وفي قول احمد بن حنبل يلبس واما المرأة فلها ان تلبس المخيطات

[An-Nutaf fi al-Fatawa li as-Sughdi, 1: 204]

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