One of three panels, by Picasso, located on a building in front of our hotel. The red and gold striped banner, known as la Senyera, is a symbol of the supporters of Catalunya's independence. A story says that in long-ago a battle against a Moorish governor, one fighter was severely wounded. The Frankish ruler (Charles the Bald) plunged his hand into the wound and wiped his four fingers across a golden shield. He held the shield high and led the troops to victory. On the Catalan flag the four red stripes are known as "Els Quatre Dits de Sang" (The Four Fingers of Blood).