Cigarette case (detail), Cartier Paris, 1930, © Cartier
Cigarette case (detail), Cartier Paris, 1930, © Cartier 

Cartier and Islamic Art

21/10/2021 - 20/02/2022

Musée des Arts décoratifs 
107-111, rue de Rivoli 
75001 Paris   

The Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris presents Cartier et les arts de l’Islam. Aux sources de la modernité, co-organized with the Dallas Museum of Art, thanks to an exceptional collaboration with the musée du Louvre and the support of Cartier. This exhibition shows the influence of Islamic Art on the high jewellery Maison Cartier in its design of jewellery and precious objects from the beginning of the 20th century to the present day. More than 500 pieces including jewellery and objects from Cartier, masterpieces of Islamic art, drawings, books, photographs and archival documents, trace the origins of the jeweller’s interest in Oriental motifs.