The symbol "Rx" meaning "prescription" is a transliteration of a symbol resembling a capital R with a cross on the diagonal.
There are various theories about the origin of this symbol. Some note its similarity to the Eye of Horus, others to the ancient symbol for Jupiter, both gods whose protection may have been sought in medical contexts.
- This design is available for the 4" x 4" hoop.
- The sewn out size is 2.13" W x 2.02" H with 1,970 stitches.
- This design has 1 thread color.
You must have an embroidery machine to utilize our machine embroidery designs. We sell machine embroidery designs as electronic media (software) only. We do not sell embroidered "patches" or hard copy patterns.