|The 10th century Compte de Barcelona, Guifre Pilos, with
his dying breath brushed his four bloodstained fingers
down his shield leaving four vertical stripes creating the
heraldic device of Catalunya. Later the stripes were
turned sideways for the Bandera. (flag). The tartan also
incorporates white for the snow, green for the flora and
blue for the Mediterranean Sea. It was first seen at the
Barcelona Olympic Games, 1992.