The robe is 111 feet tall (12 stories), 56 feet wide and weighs 881 lbs. It took 2 months to be completed and more than 20 people were involved.
Lomar's owner, Loai Naseem, told Saudi Newspaper Arab News, "The idea of creating the largest thobe in the world occurred to me for several reasons. I wanted to give my appreciation to Jeddah. Jeddah has now been mentioned once more in the Guinness World Records. We at Lomar are happy we have been a part of this."