The Chamba Rumal or Chamba handkerchief is an embroidered handicraft that was once promoted under the patronage of the former rulers of the Chamba kingdom. It is a common item of gift during marriages with detailed patterns in bright and pleasing colour schemes. It is known as “needle wonder”, Chamba Rumal is made in square and rectangular shapes. This product has been registered for protection under the Geographical Indication of the Trade-Related Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) agreement. On 22 January 2007, it was listed as "Chamba Rumal" under the GI Act 1999 of the Government of India.