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Broche Shawl (Bro-Sha'). A variety made in imitation of genuine Cashmere shawls, distinguished by its "cone" pattern, or round scroll work. They were first made at Paisley, Scotland, and were of a peculiar bluish color, and known to the trade as Paisley shawls. At present they are made in France, and red is the predominating color; called either Broche or Paisley.