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Flag display help......

Hi all. Been a while since I have posted here....been really busy lately. I am trying to design a display case for a flag. It is a 9/11 memorial flag that is 45" tall and 61-1/2" long. I am going to build a large shadow box for it and I want to make sure it lays completely flat and wont sag. Has anyone done this? Any ideas? I was thinking of gluing fabric to the backer to put the flag on but how do I secure the flag and make it perfectly flat.
 
I talked with my mother, who is good with fabric and preserving things and such and she mentioned a non-acid fabric and not to have the glass touch the flag....which isn't an issue but how do I secure the flag without any worry of it sagging in the display. Im lost. Any help would be appreciated.
 
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Velcro (hook side) sewed along all four edges. Loop side tacked (stapled) onto the back. No adhesives and no worries about acids or solvents discoloring the flag.
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