842. In Namaz, as per precautionary measures, the dress of a man, even his small scalp cap, or the laces for fastening the pajamas, or trousers, should not be made of pure silk. However, for men it is Haraam to wear pure silk at any time.
843. If the entire lining of a dress or a part of it, which is more than four joined finger, is made of pure silk, wearing it is Haraam for a man, and offering prayers with it will make it void.
844. If a man does not know whether a particular dress is made of pure silk, or of something else, it is permissible for him to wear it, and there is also no harm in offering prayers wearing it.
845. There is no harm if a silken handkerchief, or anything similar is in the pocket of a man, it does not invalidate the prayers.
846. A woman is allowed to wear silken dress in Namaz, and at all other times.
847. When one is helpless, having no alternative, one can wear usurped dress, or dress made of gold fabrics, or of silk or made out of carcass of an animal. Similarly, if a person is obliged to wear a dress, and has no other dress but one of those mentioned, he can offer prayers with such dresses.
848. If a person does not have any dress but the usurped one or one made out of carcass of an animal, and if he is not forced to put on that dress, he should pray according to rules prescribed for the one who has to offer Namaz unclothed.
849. If a person does not have a dress, except the one made out of the carcass of an animal whose meat is Haraam to eat, and if he is obliged to put on that dress, he is allowed to pray with that dress. But if he is not forced to put on a dress, he should act accordingly to the rules for the unclothed.
850. If a person does not have a dress other than a dress which is made of pure silk or is woven with gold, and if he is not obliged to wear any dress, he should offer prayers in accordance with the rules applicable to the unclothed.
851. If a person does not have anything with which he may cover his private parts in Namaz, it is obligatory on him to procure such a thing on hire, or to purchase it. However, if it is going to cost him more than he can afford, or, if he spends for the clothes, it would cause him some harm, he has a choice either he offers the Namaz according to the rules prescribed for the unclothed person or bear a little harm and pray with clothes.
852. If a person does not have a dress, and another person presents or lends him a dress, he should accept it, if the acceptance will not cause any hardship to him. In fact, if it is not difficult for him to borrow, or to seek a gift, he should do so, from the one who may be able to give.
853. Wearing a dress whose cloth, color, or stitch, is not befitting to the status of a person, or is unusual for him, is Haraam if it is undignified or humiliating. However, there is no harm if he offers his Namaz with such a dress.
854. As per obligatory precaution, it not permissible for a man to wear the dress of a woman, or for a woman to wear the dress of a man. However, praying in that dress, in any situation, will not invalidate Namaz.
855. For a person who has to pray while lying down, as per obligatory precaution, it is not permissible in Namaz to cover himself with a Najis blanket or a blanket made of a pure silk or a quilt made of the parts of an animal whose meat is Haraam to eat.