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Fillet

A narrow band round the head for binding the hair, or simply for ornament. Aurelian was the first Roman emperor that wore a royal fillet or diadem in public. In the time of Constantine the fillet was adorned with precious stones.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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