Tubes are generally hollow core cylinders that can be used to support large flexible objects in a rolled configuration so that they can be handled with minimal flex. Tubes are generally made of a rigid material such as acid free cardboard, but polyester sheets or rigid plastics can also be successfully used.
Hanging Rolled Textiles On Underutilized Spaces, Alicia Ghadban, Simon Lambert, Margaret Mulrooney
Hanging Storage for Oversized Rolled Objects, Angela M. Andres and Laura McCann
Method for Rolling Flat, Flexible Objects, Geoffrey I. Brown
Rolled Temporary Storage and Protective Shipping Support for Large, Flat, Flexible Objects, Diana H. Dicus
A Textile Hanging System Composed of Readily Available Hardware Materials, C. Optiz
Mylar Preservation Rollers for Storing Asian Scrolls, Freer Sackler Gallery