What is Jilbaab
  • "The Jilbaab is the outer sheet or cloak. At the time of the noble Prophets sallallahu alaihe wasallam this sheet was so large that two women would easily be covered by it. In the era of the Holy Prophet sallallahu alaihe wasallam ladies used to wear the Jilbaab in such a way that the cloak covered their entire person from head to toe including the face.

    The term ""Yudneena"" which literally means (they should lower or draw down) that the cloak should be drawn over from above and lowered in such a way that it covers the whole face, in addition to the body."