Detail of chrysotile asbestos fiber bundles protruding from bottom of vintage, asbestos stove mat. The "pizza" baking stove mat measures 12" x 17" and also contains a printed metal top-surface with pizza recipe.
The asbestos mat is a dense cardboard-like material with visible chrysotile bundles mixed throughout its surface. A "Masonware" product of Providence, Rhode Island.
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