"I need to do something like this in some sort of an Asian motif."
How about -- instead of keeping the bow horizontal -- we fold it and use it on the vertical? Looks more Asian-y to me. Then very kimono-sash-like tails combine with a cherry blossom type print to complete the look.
Hmmmm, we may be onto something here, DS!
What about..................(warning: super quick photoshop sketch without coffee sketch ahead)