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A forehead ornament in the form of a broad band worn in the 19th century on the upper part of a woman's forehead and over the hair. Such bands were decorated with pearls, gemstones or cameos, or sometimes made of pinchbeck and decorated with paste. The French term was tour de tête.
From: An Illustrated Dictionary of Jewelry, autor: Harold Newman, publishers: Thames and Hudson